NTSB Identification: ANC85LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27122.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 17, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150, registration: N8678D
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE WAS MAKING AN APPROACH OVER TREES THAT WERE TEN FT HIGH. AFTER PASSING THE TREES HE 'CHOPPED' THE POWER & THE ACFT LANDED HARD. HE NOTICED THE FUSELAGE WAS BUCKLED JUST FORWARD OF THE VERTICAL FIN WHEN HE EXITED THE ACFT.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUSELAGE,BULKHEAD..OVERLOAD

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