NTSB Identification: ANC83LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20313.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 13, 1983 in GLENNALLEN, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G, registration: N5102X
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK AND GROUND LOOPED DURING LANDING ON A SNOW COVERED NARROW RUNWAY. THE PILOT HAD BEEN INACTIVE IN FLYING FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND HAD RECENTLY PURCHASED THE ACCIDENT ACFT. HE HAD 9 HOURS DUAL AND 3 HOURS SOLO IN THIS ACFT. HE STATED THAT AS HE APPROACHED FOR LANDING ON 3/13 HE WAS NOT PROPERLY LINED UP WITH THE CLEARED AREA OF THE NARROW RUNWAY. JUST AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR DRIFTED INTO THE SNOW BERM ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. AS THE ACFT ENTERED A GROUND LOOP TO THE RIGHT IT TIPED ONTO THE LEFT WING.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..INADEQUATE

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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