NTSB Identification: ANC83LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20927.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 17, 1983 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Aircraft: PIPER J-5, registration: N28144
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 GROUND LOOPED DURING LANDING AND COLLIDED WITH TWO PARKED ACFT. THE PILOT LANDED ON RWY 24 AT FAIRBANKS AND DURING THE LANDING HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT. THE ACFT LEFT THE RWY AND COLLIDED WITH TWO PARKED AND UNOCCUPIED ACFT. THE PARKED ACFT, N7830 AND N68564, RECEIVED MINOR DAMAGE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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