NTSB Identification: ANC82FAA14
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Thursday, September 02, 1982 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/02/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 402, registration: N3299Q
Injuries: 6 Uninjured.

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 PLT REPORTED THAT DURING TAXI THERE WAS A LIGHT TRACE OF DEW ON THE WINDSHIELD. THE PASSENGER STATED THAT DURING THE INITIAL APPLICATION OF TAKEOFF POWER THE WINDSHIELD BECAME FOGGED & COMPLETELY OBSCURED FORWARD VISIBILITY. THE PLT'S ATTENTION WAS ALSO CONCENTRATED ON THE ENG INSTRUMENTS. AN ON-SITE INVESTIGAITON SHOWED THAT THE ACFT TRAVELLED IN A STRAIGHT LINE FROM POINT OF TAKEOFF. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF TIRE MARKS TO INDICATE USE OF BRAKING.

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:

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..DIRTY(FOGGY)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT




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