NTSB Identification: ANC83LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20468.
Accident occurred Friday, July 01, 1983 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N756CD
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 STATED THAT THE RUNWAY AT DRY CREEK STRIP CURVED TO THE LEFT. THE RUNWAY USED WAS RUNWAY 9 AND THE WIND WAS GUSTING TO 30 KTS. THE ACFT WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND THE NOSEWHEEL HIT A RUT WHICH NOSED THE ACFT OVER.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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