NTSB Identification: ANC79DAG39
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N8569D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0377  79/3/25  NR.KANTISHNA MINE,AK  PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 46, 6512
        TIME - 1400                    N8569D              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 5112 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHUGIAK,AK                  GALENA,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - SNOW-COVERED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
        REMARKS- OVC SKY & SNOW ON GND CAUSED POOR DEPTH PERCEPTION,LACK OF VISUAL CUES.DROPPED LIGHTED CIG IN A/C.

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