NTSB Identification: ANC84LA161.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26026.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 01, 1984 in SLANA, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N57617
Injuries: 1 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 OF A NARROW PUBLIC ROAD DURING LANDING. THE PLT SAID A GUST OF CROSSWIND CAUGHT HIS RIGHT WING AND TURNED THE ACFT OFF THE ROAD INTO THE BUSHES.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..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..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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