NTSB Identification: ANC83LA013
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 10, 1982 in FORT YUKON, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/10/1983
Aircraft: BEECH A36, registration: N36829
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.

DURING A NIGHT APPROACH TO RUNWAY 03 AT FORT YUKON, AK, THE PILOT NEGLECTED TO ACTIVATE THE RUNWAY LIGHTS, AS PRESCRIBED ON THE JEPPESON APPROACH CHART, AND MISTOOK A ROW OF WHITE LIGHTS ON BUILDINGS AS THE RUNWAY LIGHTS. UPON LANDING ON A PARKING RAMP THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO A STOP AFTER RUNNING OFF THE RAMP INTO DEEP SNOW AND BRUSH.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MISSED APPROACH..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY EDGE LIGHTS..NOT OPERATING

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


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