NTSB Identification: ANC83FA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21691.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 16, 1983 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7HC, registration: N8974R
Injuries: 2 Minor.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE ACRT CRASHED INTO 3 PARKED ACFT DURING A TURN AFTER TAKEOFF. THE ACFT WENT OUT OF CONTROL DURING TAKEOFF AT 10-40 FTOFF THE GROUND. IT ROLLED TO THE LEFT AND THE LEFT LANDING GEAR HIT A SNOWBANK BETWEEN THE RWY AND THE TAXIWAY. IT LOST SPEED AND STRUCK THE TAXIWAY WHERE IT BOUNCED AND SLID INTO THE PARKED ACFT. THE ACFT WAS UNDER POWER WHEN THE CONTACTS OCCURRED. AFTER THE ACCIDENT THE WINGS WERE FOUND COVERED WITH FROST. THE LEFT WING WAS COVERED ON TOP AND BOTTOM. THE RIGHT WING HAD FROST ON THE BOTTOM.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:WING,SKIN..ICE
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ICE/FROST REMOVAL FROM AIRCRAFT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOWBANK
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