NTSB Identification: ANC84LA177.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26970.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, September 16, 1984 in POINT HOPE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA P210N, registration: N731FT
Injuries: 3 Serious,1 Minor,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 CRASHED DURING AN ATTEMPTED NIGHT TAKEOFF WITH THE PLT CONTROLLED RWY LIGHTS TURNED OFF. THE PLT STATED HE HAD CONSUMED A COUPLE OF ALCHOHOLIC BEVERAGES EARLIER IN THE EVENING; AND ALTHOUGH APPROACHED BY SEVERAL PEOPLE TO FLY, HE STATED HE REFUSED AND PASSED OUT. HE DID NOT REMEMBER THE TAKEOFF NOR THE CRASH. ACCORDING TO STATE TROOPERS, THE PLT HAD A BLOOD/ALCOHOL LEVEL OF 0.247%.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IMPAIRMENT(ALCOHOL)..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLIMB..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INCAPACITATION(ALCOHOL)..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRESSURE INDUCED BY OTHERS..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT



Contributing Factors

MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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