NTSB Identification: ANC83LA002
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 02, 1982 in NEAR SPARREVOHN, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1983
Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL STINSON 108, registration: N97451
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT STATED THAT AFTER SHOOTING A MOOSE IN THE MORNING, QUARTERING THE ANIMAL AND CARRYING THE MEAT TO THE AN UNIMPROVED LANDING/TAKEOFF AREA HE WALKED BACK TO HIS CABIN FOR HIS AIRCRAFT. UPON HIS RETURN, HE LANDED AND LOADED 2 QUARTERS INTO THE BACK SEAT. IT WAS NOW 5:30PM AND STARTING TO SNOW. HE TAXIED FOR TAKEOFF WITHOUT ACCOMPLISHING A RUN-UP. WHILE TAXIING HE EXPERIENCED DIFFICULTY WITH THE WINDSHIELD FOGGING AND ALTHOUGH IN A HURRY MANAGED TO CLEAN THE WINDSHIELD. WHEN HE REACHED THE END OF THE STRIP HE IMMEDIATELY BEGAN THE TAKEOFF. THE AIRCRAFT FAILED TO ACCELERATE PROPERLY DURING TAKEOFF AND SETTLED BACK TO THE SURFACE AT THE END OF THE STRIP. THE PILOT BELIEVED THAT CARBURETOR ICE AND ROUGH RUNWAY CONTRIBUTED TO THE LACK OF ACCELERATION.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FATIGUE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..INADEQUATE

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