NTSB Identification: ANC82DA021
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, February 26, 1982 in BETHEL, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/26/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-20, registration: N3404A
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE PILOT WAS TAXIING TO THE TIE-DOWN AREA WHEN THE RIGHT SKI/LANDING GEAR FAILED. THE PILOT ATTRIBUTED THE FAILURE TO AGE AND NOTED THAT ICE LANDINGS ARE HARD ON SKI EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY

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