NTSB Identification: ANC83LA088.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25778.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 31, 1983 in VENETIE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA TU206, registration: CGPZP
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PLT INITIATED HIS TAKEOFF FROM A DOWNHILL, UNI-DIRECTIONAL RWY (RWY 17) WITH A TAIL WIND FROM 020 DEG AT 15 GUSTING 25 KTS. HE STATED THAT HE CLIMB TO AN ALT OF 100 TO 200 FT THEN ENCOUNTERED SEVERE TURBULENCE. SUBSEQUENTLY THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND 2 TIMES & IT BEGAN BURNING AFTER 1 OF THE IMPACTS. THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED BY IMPACT, AN INVERTED SLIDE & GROUND FIRE.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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