NTSB Identification: ANC76DAG52
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N13846

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2228  75/10/17   SLEETMUTE,AK        PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 57, 130
        TIME - 1055                    N13846              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SLEETMUTE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SLEETMUTE,AK                LIME VILLAGE,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  ADVERSE/UNFAVORABLE WEATHER
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      5000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT QUARTERING TAIL WIND 203-247 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       25
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- ENCNTRD SEVERE X-WINDS & TURB,SO ABORTED. WG CAUGHT BRUSH.

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