NTSB Identification: ANC84LA021.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22639.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 01, 1983 in DELTA JUNCTION, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N5087Y
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 ACFT WAS TAKING OFF FROM AN UNIMPROVED AREA COVERED BY 2 INCHES OF SNOW. AT ABOUT 80 FT INTO THE TAKEOFF ROLL THE ACFT BOUNCED LEFT INTO MUSKEG, COLLAPSING THE LANDING GEAR.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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