NTSB Identification: ANC74FAG73
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N3577P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3744  73/9/30  NR.GULKANA,ALAS       PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 44, 4500
        TIME - 1850                    N3577P              PX-  0  1  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 800 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BRANDTS LODGE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MCCARTHY,ALAS               PALMER,ALAS                 GULKANA,ALAS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISREGARD OF GOOD OPERATING PRACTICE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POORLY PLANNED APPROACH
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        REMARKS- HIT TREES AT NITE.NOT EQUIPT FOR NITE FLT.

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