NTSB Identification: ANC84FA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26973.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 15, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N3010A
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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.

PLT STATED TAKEOFF WAS SLOW AND ACFT COULD NOT CLEAR ON-COMING RISING TERRAIN AND OBSTACLES. LEFT WING CONTACTED 100 FT TALL TREE TOPS APRX 2500 FT FROM DEPARTURE END OF RWY YAWING ACFT 180 DEGREES FROM DIRECTION OF FLT. PLT FAILED TO PERFORM WEIGHT AND BALANCE BEFORE FLT. COMPUTATIONS REVEALED ACFT WAS NO MORE THAN 150 LBS BELOW CERTIFIED GROSS WEIGHT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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