NTSB Identification: ANC82DA097
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, September 23, 1982 in NEAR BARROW, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/23/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N21753
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

THE PILOT FLEW TO A FISHING CAMP NEAR BARROW, AK. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A WET SNOW DRIFT (ABOUT 2FT. DEEP) AND FLIPPED OVER.

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..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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