NTSB Identification: ANC70DAG19
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N3485Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2121  70/5/13    CORDOVA,ALAS        PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 272
        TIME - 1800                    N3485Z              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 197 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CORDOVA,ALAS                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      5000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      50
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          120                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- TCHDWN IN CRAB DUE WIND GUST DRG CRSWND LDG ON NARROW,1200FT SAND BAR SURROUNDED BY TREES.

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