NTSB Identification: ANC82FAG30
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 08, 1982 in NEAR DILLINGHAM, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/08/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N278T
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT IMPACTED A SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN NEAR HORSESHOE PASS AT AN ELEVATION OF 250 FT ABOVE SEA LEVEL. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED DURING THE HOURS OF DAYLIGHT WITH VMC PREVAILING.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY

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