NTSB Identification: ANC82FAG14
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, January 02, 1982 in SKWENTA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/02/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N7641A
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED FINGER LAKE AT APPROXIMATELY 1000 AST FOR A SHORT ICE FISHING TRIP TO FISH LAKES. THE AIRCRAFT NEVER RETURNED AND A SEARCH WAS STARTED. THE WRECKAGE WAS LOCATED NEAR THE KAHILTNA RIVER ABOUT 5 MILES FROM THE INTENDED DESTINATION ON 1/11/82.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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