NTSB Identification: ANC78DAG18
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A, registration: N7860D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0153   78/1/3    TALARIK CREEK,AK    PIPER PA-18A        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 27, 460
        TIME - 1300                    N7860D              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 410 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          NONDALTON,AK                BIG RIVER,AK                 TALARIK CREEK,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      32
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          112                                                       50
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      VFR
        REMARKS- WINDS GUSTING TO 50 KNOTS.

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