NTSB Identification: ANC85LA019.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25989.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 01, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: Helio H-250, registration: N5450E
Injuries: 5 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 PLT STATED DURING TWO TELEPHONE INTERVIEWS THAT HE HIT TREES DURING TAKEOFF AND THEN CONTINUED HIS TWO HOUR FLT TO TO THE HOMER ARPT. THE LEFT WING WAS DAMAGED AND BOTH LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES OF THE HORIZONTAL STABILIZER WERE CRUSHED ANDBENT UP ABOUT 19 DEGREES. THE ACFT WAS LANDED AT HOMER WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLIMB..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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