NTSB Identification: ANC83LA087.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20677.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 31, 1983 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Aircraft: MAULE 5-235C, registration: N81CD
Injuries: 1 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 PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT DURING LANDING. THE ACFT CARTWHEELED SEVERAL TIMES AND CAME TO REST ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY ABOUT 500 FEET FROM THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY. THE WEATHER WAS VMC BUT THE WIND WAS FROM 260 DEGREES AT 18 KTS. THE PILOT STATED HE LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT BECAUSE OF THE HIGH WIND VELOCITY.

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

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

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT POSSIBLE..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:

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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