NTSB Identification: ANC83IA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21834.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Wednesday, February 09, 1983 in KIVALINA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 207A, registration: N73100
Injuries: 6 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 DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY ON ITS TAKEOFF ROLL DUE TO MISTING OR FROSTING OF THE WINDSHIELD REDUCING VISIBILITY. THE PHENOMENON IS COMMON TO THE AREA. THE RWY IS IN POOR CONDITION WITH PRECAUTIONS TO USE THE CENTER ONLY FOR TAKEOFF & LANDING.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..ICE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION

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