NTSB Identification: ANC82DA022
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 03, 1982 in POORMAN, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/03/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 170, registration: N8177A
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

AFTER MAKING A LOW PASS OVER THE RUNWAY AND NOTING THAT IT WAS PLOWED WITH BERMS ON BOTH SIDES AND THAT THERE WERE BARE PATCHES ON THE RUNWAY THE PILOT ELECTED TO LAND. SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE LEFT SKI ENCOUNTERED A BARE SPOT ON THE FROZEN SNOW AND ICE COVERED RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT AND IMPACTED A FROZEN SNOWBERM.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION


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