NTSB Identification: ANC83FAA05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20648.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 23, 1983 in RAMPART, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA U206G, registration: N9068G
Injuries: 2 Serious,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 RUNWAY WAS A 3000 FOOT GRAVEL STRIP COVERED WITH HARD PACKED SNOW AND SNOW BERMS ON BOTH SIDES. THE PILOT STATED HE BROKE GROUND ABOUT HALF WAY DOWN THE RUNWAY AT ABOUT 50 KTS AIRSPEED. AT ABOUT 40 FEET AGL, HE NOTICED HE WAS DRIFTING TOWARD 60 FOOT TREES ON THE RIGHT, SO HE BANKED TO THE LEFT AND INCREASED PITCH. THE LEFT WING DROPPED AND THE ACFT DESCENDED UNTIL IMPACT ON THE RUNWAY. THE ACFT CAME TO REST ABOUT 300 FEET FROM THE RUNWAY END. THE TWO FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS RECEIVED SERIOUS INJURIES. A THIRD OCCUPANT SEATED IN THE REAR WAS NOT INJURED.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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