NTSB Identification: ANC85LA028.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25997.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, December 06, 1984 in NOME, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N4895C
Injuries: 3 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 TAKEOFF IN GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS. THE ACFT REPORTEDLY HIT A SNOW DRIFT DURING TAKEOFF AND VEEREDOFF THE ROAD BEING USED AS A RWY. THE ACFT FLEW A SHORT DISTANCE BEFORE IMPACT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..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:

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

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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