NTSB Identification: ANC84LA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22632.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 08, 1983 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N4702B
Injuries: 3 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 A ROW OF SMALL TREES DURING THE APPROACH TO A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP 26 MILES SOUTH OF ANCHORAGE, AK. THE PILOT STATED HE SHOULD HAVE MADE A MUCH HIGHER APPROACH TO THE AIRSTRIP.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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