Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Brevig Mission Airport

Brevig Mission, Alaska 99785
Friday, February 12, 1988 16:00 AST

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE PILOT STATED THAT WHILE TAXIING ON THE RAMP PERPENDICULAR TO THE WIND DIRECTION, A STRONG WIND GUST LIFTED THE RIGHT WING AND TAIL OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE AIRCRAFT SLOWLY TURNED OVER ON ITS BACK.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date2/12/1988 
Event Day of the WeekFriday 
Time of Event1600 
Event Time ZoneAtlantic Standard Time 
Event CityBREVIG MISSION  
Event StateALASKA 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site99785  
Event Date Year1988 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportBREVIG MISSION  
Event Location Nearest Airport IDKTS  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation25 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourcePilot 
Time of the weather observation0  
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility ID  
Elevation of weather observation facility
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observation  
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height3000 
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsUnknown 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingOvercast 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 15 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)-9 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-16 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)60 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)25 
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Gust (knots) 40 
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 30 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All-- 
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)16 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification DateFeb 12 1988 12:00AM 
NTSB Notification Time1900 
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information35173 
Date of most recent change to recordDec 13 2000 11:32AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN9950M 
NTSB NumberANC88LA030  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 135: Air Taxi & Commuter 
Type of Flight Plan filedVFR 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCESSNA  
Aircraft Model207  
Aircraft Series Identifier207  
Aircraft Serial Number20700760  
Certified Max Gross Weight3800 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last Inspection100 Hour 
Date of Last InspectionJan 27 1988 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection34 
Airframe Hours4447 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteNo 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameGRANT B THOMPSON  
Aircraft Owner Street AddressP.O. BOX 549  
Aircraft Owner CityBORROW  
Aircraft Owner StateAK 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode99723  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator NameCAPE SMYTHE AIR SERVICE  
Operator Same as Owner?No 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?No 
Operator Street AddressP.O. BOX 549  
Operator CityBARROW  
Operator StateAK 
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code99723  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateYes - certificate holder 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or notNon-scheduled 
Indicates Domestic or International FlightDomestic 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/MailCargo 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Unknown 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodeOME  
Departure CityNOME  
Departure StateAK 
Departure Country  
Departure Time1300 
Departure Time ZoneAST 
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport Code  
Destination City  
Destination State  
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightTaxi 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:35AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location4  
Runway Length2400 
Runway Width50 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--