NTSB Identification: ANC76AA077
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of AURORA AIR SER
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N4903C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0300  76/3/27  NR.TYONEK,AK          CESSNA 185          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 29, 3640
        TIME - 1830                    N4903C              PX-  0  0  3  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 1360 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
         TYONEK,AK                    RETURN                       DRILL SITE
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DELAYED ACTION IN ABORTING TAKEOFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE,SPEED,ALTITUDE OR CLEARANCE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
           TERRAIN - OTHER
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  5000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      29
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          135                                                       8
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- FROZEN LAKE,HI TERRAIN ON 3 SIDES,40FT TREES AT TKOF END. GUSTING TO 12K. LIFTED OFF,THEN ABORTED.

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