Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Cessna 172H Skyhawk, N8020L: Accident occurred April 10, 2022 at Birchwood Airport (PABV), Alaska

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. 

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Anchorage, Alaska

Location: Chugiak, Alaska
Accident Number: ANC22LA028
Date and Time: April 10, 2022, 13:20 Local
Registration: N8020L
Aircraft: Cessna 172H
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

On April 10, 2022, about 1320 Alaska daylight time, a Cessna 172H airplane, N8020L sustained substantial damage when it was involved in an accident at the Birchwood Airport, Chugiak, Alaska. The pilot was not injured. The airplane was operated by the pilot as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

The pilot reported that he was landing his tricycle-gear equipped airplane. Upon touchdown on the asphalt surfaced runway, the airplane veered abruptly to the right. He attempted to correct for the veer to no avail. The airplane exited the runway, impacted a snowbank, and nosed over sustaining substantial damage to the vertical stabilizer, rudder, and wings. A detailed examination is pending.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N8020L
Model/Series: 172H 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: PABV,96 ft msl
Observation Time: 13:56 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 2°C /-11°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: / ,
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.67 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: VFR
Departure Point: Willow, AK (PAUO)
Destination: Anchorage, AK (PAMR)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 61.419254,-149.50339

Aircraft landed, veered off runway, hit a snowbank and flipped over. 

Date: 10-APR-22
Time: 21:40:00Z
Regis#: N8020L
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

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