NTSB Identification: ANC84LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26033.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 01, 1984 in ROHN RIVER, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N9474D
Injuries: 2 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 WOULD NOT LIFT OFF IN THE DISTANCE THE PLT THOUGHT.THE DENSITY ALT WAS NEAR 1500 FT AND THE PLT HAD 130 LBS IN THE REAR SEAT AND BAGGAGE AREA. THE PLT SAID THAT THE ACFT BOUNCED DURING THE ROLL AND THEN GROUND LOOPED.

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..DISREGARDED..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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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