NTSB Identification: ANC81DA099
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of CHISUM FLYING
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-2, registration: N1453Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1854  81/8/21  NR.CORDOVA,AK         DEHAVILLAND DHC-2   CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1245                    N1453Z              PX-  0  0  6  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 42, 4171 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            658 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FIELD LOCATION
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          CORDOVA,AK                  RETURN                      CORDOVA,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           TERRAIN - HIDDEN OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT CROSS WIND 068-112 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           90                                                       25
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      VFR
        REMARKS- R X-WND GSTG 35KTS.STRUCK SANDBAR ON L SIDE IN NARROW PART OF CHANNEL.FLOAT EQUIPPED.

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