NTSB Identification: ANC73DAG87
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERONCA O-58B, registration: N48623

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1144   73/5/6    ANCHORAGE,ALAS      AERONCA O-58B       CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 23, 268
        TIME - 1530                    N48623              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 237 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BIG INDIAN CREEK
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ANCHORAGE,ALAS              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    TAKEOFF: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
                                  ADVERSE/UNFAVORABLE WEATHER
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           40                                                      180
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- TKOF TO SOUTH,TOWARD TREES,FRM 1200FT STRIP.UN CLEAR TREES,SHUT ENG DOWN,HIT BRUSH.GUSTING 20K.

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