NTSB Identification: ANC84LA024.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22951.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 13, 1983 in KOTLIK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 402A, registration: N4511Q
Injuries: 1 Minor,7 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.

DURING ARRIVAL, THE PLT LANDED ON THE FROZEN RIVER, WHICH WAS BEING USED IN LIEU OF THE KOTLIK AIRSTRIP. THE LANDING AREA ON THE RIVER WAS APRX 5000 FT LONG. AFTER TOUCHDOWN DURING THE LANDING, SOME SMALL CHILDREN HAD RUN ONTO THE DEPARTURE END OF THE LANDING AREA. THE PLT ELECTED TO GO AROUND. HE STATED THAT WHEN HE APPLIED POWER, THE RIGHT ENG DID NOT DELIVER FULL POWER. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT, WENT OFF THE FROZEN RIVER & CAME TO REST IN AN AREA OF DENSE WILLOWS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..OTHER PERSON



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY

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