NTSB Identification: ANC84FA169.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25344.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 08, 1984 in HAYES RIVER, AK
Aircraft: STINSON 108, registration: N6660M
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT WAS ON A LOW LEVEL FLT TO SPOT WILD GAME WHEN THE ACFT CRASHED ON A GRAVEL DRAINAGE BAR. A WITNESS STATED THE ACFT WAS FLYING 5 TO 6 FT AGL WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

BUZZING..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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