NTSB Identification: ANC81DA057
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of GIFFORD AVN
Aircraft: SHORT BROS SC7, registration: N20DA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1227  81/5/23    ALEXANDER LAKE,AK   SHORT BROS SC7      CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1245                    N20DA               PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            29, 5250 TOTAL HOURS, 501
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ALEXANDER LAKE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MERRILL FIELD,AK            RETURN                       ALEXANDER LAKE,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIGH VEGETATION
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SOFT SHOULDERS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- CO FLT PLAN.RWY SFC SOD & TURF.PLT ELECTED TO LND R OF CTRLNE DUE TREES CLOSE TO L SIDE OF RWY.

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