NTSB Identification: ANC82DA069
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, July 26, 1982 in LAKE CLARK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1983
Aircraft: AERONCA CHAMP 7EC, registration: N4314C
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

DURING TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED WILLOW TREES WHICH SWERVED THE AIRCRAFT FARTHER INTO BRUSH. THE PILOT ABORTED THE TAKEOFF AND BRAKED TO A STOP. ENGINE FIRE STARTED WHICH CONSUMED THE AIRCRAFT.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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