NTSB Identification: ANC83FAG07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20341.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 08, 1983 in ALEKNAGIK, AK
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC-12-D, registration: N43606
Injuries: 2 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 WAS GROUND LOOPED TO PREVENT AN OVERRUN AND COLLIDED WITH A SNOW BERM DURING LANDING. THE PILOT STATED THATHE FLOATED HALF WAY DOWN THE RUNWAY PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN. WHEN HE TRIED TO TURN, THE ACFT WEATHERVANED INTO THE WIND AND STEERED HIM TO THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY WHERE THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOW BERM. PILOT STATED HE SHOULD HAVE GONE AROUND.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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