NTSB Identification: ANC81IA047
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of SAND POINT AIR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31, registration: N6CC

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0001  81/4/28    PORT HEIDEN,AK      PIPER PA-31         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1130                    N6CC                PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            40, 5250 TOTAL HOURS, 56
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PORT HEIDEN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAND POINT,AK               PORT HEIDEN,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - NOT ALIGNED WITH RUNWAY/INTENDED LANDING AREA
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          OTHER
        REMARKS- LNDD IN CLRD AREA BESIDE RWY.COMPANY FLT PLN.

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