NTSB Identification: ANC83LA004
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 09, 1982 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/09/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250, registration: N6843A
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 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.

SHORTLY AFTER DEPARTURE THE FLT RECEIVED RADAR VECTORS PLACING IT NEAR A VFR REPORTING POINT LOCATED 4 MI PAST THE DEPARTURE END OF RWY 32 & 2 MI EAST OF THE RWY CENTERLINE. TRAFFIC ADVISORIES WERE ISSUED BY APPROACH CONTROL INDICATING A BEOING 747 CLIMBING NORTHBOUND & A BOEING 747 ON DEPARTURE FROM RWY 32. THE CHECK PLT STATED HE SAW THE BOEING 747 CLIMBING NORTHBOUND WHICH PASSED IN FRONT & AT A LOWER ALTITUDE. HE THEN LOOSENED HIS SEATBELT TO LOOK FOR THE OTHER BOEING 747. MOMENTS LATER THE ACFT SUSTAINED A SEVERE JOLT THROWING THE CHECK PLT AGAINST THE CEILING OF THE ACFT INJURING HIS NECK.

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

SEAT BELT..NOT USED..CHECK PILOT

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