NTSB Identification: ANC84LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22959.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 11, 1983 in QUINHAGAK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA C-185A, registration: N9706H
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 STRUCK A SNOWBANK DURING AN ATTEMPED GO-AROUND. ACCORDING TO THE PLT THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS THAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE ACCIDENT. THE PLT DID NOT SUBMIT AN ACCIDENT REPORT AND ATTEMPTS TO REACH HIM BY TELEPHONE HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED ON A REMOTE SITE WITH NO FACILITIES AND NO AIRSTRIP.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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