NTSB Identification: ANC83IA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21005.
Incident occurred Thursday, January 13, 1983 in NEAR CORDOVA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N2660S
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED DETERIORATING WX CONDITIONS AND RECEIVED MINOR DAMAGE DURING A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. A SIGMET WAS IN EFFECT.

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


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WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


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JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


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WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


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WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE


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WEATHER CONDITION..WHITEOUT


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WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR


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TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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