NTSB Identification: ANC67D0059
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N5988Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3576  66/10/22 NR.ALEKNAGIK ALAS     PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 44, 11500
        TIME - 1545                    N5988Z              PX-  0  0  1  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 6000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      20
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          315                                                       21
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      VFR
        REMARKS- PLT ATTEMPTED LDG ON SHORT UNIMPROVED STRIP.ACFT STRUCK A ROCK.CROSS WIND GUSTY TO 21 KTS.

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