NTSB Identification: ANC83LA018
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Thursday, November 11, 1982 in NEAR SEWARD, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/11/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N4082W
Injuries: 4 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.

WHILE ATTEMPTING A LANDING ON A BEACH NEAR SEWARD, ALASKA, THE AIRCRAFT'S RIGHT MAIN AND NOSE LANDING GEAR WERE SHEARED OFF AFTER THE PLANE CONTACTED ROCKS IN THE SAND.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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