NTSB Identification: ANC05CA089.
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Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, July 03, 2005 in Excursion Inlet, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/27/2005
Aircraft: Cessna 207A, registration: N39AK
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The commercial pilot of the on-demand air taxi flight was back-taxiing on a remote airstrip when he saw another airplane on short final for the airstrip. In an effort to quickly clear the landing area, he turned too close to a small building, striking the building with the left wing, sustaining structural damage to the left wing.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from a building during taxi from landing, which resulted in structural damage to the left wing when it struck the building. Full narrative available
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