NTSB Identification: ANC83LA024
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Saturday, December 18, 1982 in NEAR PORT ALSWO, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/18/1983
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N94DC
Injuries: 5 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 LANDING ON THE 3,500 FT LEVEL OF TUXEDNI GLACIER THE ACFT SKIS SANK IN DEEP SOFT SNOW & THE ACFT FLIPPED 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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD

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