NTSB Identification: ANC80FA023
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of AMBLER AIR SER
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N1690Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3029  80/1/14    SHUNGNAK,AK         CESSNA 185          CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 44, 6050
        TIME - 1400                    N1690Z              PX-  6  2  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 4000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SHUNGNAK
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          AMBLER,AK                   KOBUK,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          ICE FOG                                                  IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- TEMP -45F WITH ICE FOG,IMPACT & FIRE DMG PROHIBITED WT & BAL COMP.ACFT EQPD WITH 6 SEATS & BELTS.

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