NTSB Identification: ANC82DAG37
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 15, 1982 in NEAR TYONEK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/15/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N7781D
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

PILOT LANDED ON A GLACIER AND NOSED OVER. AIRCRAFT OCCUPANTS WERE RESCUED AFTER BEING SIGHTED BY A COMMERCIAL CARRIER.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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