NTSB Identification: ANC85LA014.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27010.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 28, 1984 in DAN CREEK, AK
Aircraft: de Havilland OTTER DHC-3, registration: N2899J
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT THE ACFT HIT A DOWNDRAFT, LANDED HARD AND STRUCK THE WING ON THE RWY SURFACE. THE WIND WAS REPORTED FROM 360 DEG 15 KTS GUSTING TO 20 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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