NTSB Identification: ANC83LA016
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, November 22, 1982 in NAKNEK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/22/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N2974C
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.

DURING A POWER-ON TAXI TURN THE PILOT REPORTED HE WAS ABOUT TO STRIKE A 6-FT EMBANKMENT. THE PILOT ADDED FULL POWER AND FLAPS AND THE AIRCRAFT LEFT THE WATER, FLEW OVER AN EMBANKMENT, BUT THE SKIS CAUGHT BUSHES ON TOP OF THE BANK. THE LANDING GEAR WAS SEPARATED FROM THE AIRCRAFT.

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

WATER LOOP/SWERVE..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WATER LOOP/SWERVE..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..SEPARATION

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