NTSB Identification: ANC82DAG55
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, September 16, 1982 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/16/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N3829M
Injuries: 3 Serious.

THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO LIFT OFF AT THE END OF THE LAKE, TURN DOWNWIND & STALL, THE ACFT WAS OVER MAX TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT & THE REAR CG WAS BEYOND THE AFT LIMIT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


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