Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2003 Issue

May 16, Aniak, Alaska / Piper Super Cub

At about 0900 Alaska time, a Piper PA-18-150 was damaged during initial climb from an unimproved landing strip about 50 miles south of Aniak. The pilot was not injured. The pilot said he was on initial climb when he diverted his attention to adjust his seatback cushion, and the airplane collided with the terrain....

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