NTSB Identification: ANC67F0072
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N5763D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0772  66/9/10    NORTHWAY ALAS       PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 53, 1900
        TIME - 1400                    N5763D              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CANYON CREEK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FLEW INTO BLIND CANYON
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        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                                                      40
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          225                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PLT APPR.MT AIRSTRIP TOO LOW ALT TO CLEAR MT PASS SUMMIT.ENCOUNTERED DOWNDRAFTS,DESCND.INTO CANYON

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