NTSB Identification: ANC85LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25998.
Accident occurred Monday, November 12, 1984 in CHANDALAR, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 172I, registration: N8487L
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 PLT REPORTED THAT THE ACFT HIT A WOODEN SIGN POST AND GROUND LOOPED DURING TAKEOFF. THE ACFT CAME TO REST ABOUT 100 YARDS FROM THE STARTING TAKEOFF POINT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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