NTSB Identification: ANC83LA009
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Friday, October 29, 1982 in STONY RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/29/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N9982X
Injuries: 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT IT SNOWED HEAVILY THE PRIOR DAY & PEOPLE ON THE GROUND USED THEIR SNOWMOBILES TO PACK DOWN A LANDING AREA. UPON LANDING THE ACFT ROLLED 400-500 FT & STRUCK A 6-INCH SNOW HUMP TURNING THE ACFT OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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