NTSB Identification: ANC83FAG04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20418.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 12, 1983 in ILIAMNA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N7G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH SOME HIDDEN OBSTRUCTIONS DURING AN ABORTED TAKEOFF. TH PILOT REALIZED HIS HEAVILY LOADED AIRCRAFT WAS NOT ACCELERATING FAST ENOUGH AND ABORTED THE TAKEOFF. AFTER TURNING LEFT TO AVOID SOME METAL DRUMS, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A BOAT DOCK CONCEALED BY SNOW. THE TAKEOFF WAS BEING MADE ON A SNOW-COVERED FROZEN LAKE USING SKIS. AFTER THE COLLISION, THE AIRCRAFT ROTATED 180 DEGREES AND SLID TO A STOP.

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

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

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)

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