NTSB Identification: ANC84LA155.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25092.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 04, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-20, registration: N3500A
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT RAN OFF THE RWY DURING LANDING. THE PLT SAID HE LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT AND WENT ON THE GRASS FOR ABOUT 40 FT.THE REAR SEAT HAD BEEN REMOVED FOR CARGO. A 6 YEAR OLD BOY IN THE BACK OF THE ACFT WAS SEATED ON TOP OF ROPE AND CANS OFGAS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THE PLT SAID HE DID NOT THINK THAT A SEAT WAS NECESSARY FOR, 'WE FLY LIKE THAT ALL THE TIME, THIS IS ALASKA.'

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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