NTSB Identification: ANC83FAA01
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, October 07, 1982 in PHILLIPS FIELD, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-20-A, registration: N4946M
Injuries: 2 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 PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING A LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED A LITTLE. REPORTEDLY, HE RECOVERED FROM THE BOUNCE, THEN THE PLANE STARTED TO VEER OFF THE RUNWAY TOWARD PARKED AIRCRAFT. WHILE CORECTING WITH BRAKES, THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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