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NTSB Identification: ANC74FAG38
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N2950P
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2983   73/9/1    CANTWELL,ALAS       PIPER PA-22         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE UNK/NR, 556
        TIME - 1730                    N2950P              PX-  0  1  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 495 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GOLDEN NORTH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CANTWELL,ALAS               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FLEW INTO BLIND CANYON
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - UNWARRANTED LOW FLYING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        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                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      65
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- PLT WAS SPOTTING MOOSE FOR HUNTERS.ALAS ST TROOPER OBSRVD PLT DRINKING PRIOR FLT.POSS ALC IMPRMNT.
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