NTSB Identification: ANC83FA156.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22956.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 31, 1983 in HOMER, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA C-402B, registration: N69384
Injuries: 8 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT LANDED SHORT OF THE RWY THRESHOLD AND SEPARATED THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR. THE PLT WAS TRYING TO LAND CLOSE TO THE APPROACH THRESHOLD BECAUSE HE WAS CONCERNED ABOUT THE LENGTH OF THE RWY. THE RWY IS A 2500 FT GRAVEL LEVEL GRADEDSTRIP FOR A MINING CAMP.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

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

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