NTSB Identification: ANC83LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20522.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 26, 1983 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 170, registration: N3074A
Injuries: 2 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 TREES ALONGSIDE THE RUNWAY DURING TAKEOFF. THE RUNWAY WAS A DIRT STRIP 1200 FEET LONG AND 30 FEETWIDE. THE PILOT STATED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT HE LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT AND RAN OFF THE RUNWAY INTO THE WOODED AREA. THE WIND WAS FROM 270 DEGREES AT 5 KTS. THE PILOT OF THE ACFT AND HIS PASSENGER WERE NOT INJURED.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..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..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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