NTSB Identification: ANC68F0074
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N4581A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4341  67/12/16   SITKA,ALAS          PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 22, 1534
        TIME - 1655                    N4581A              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 19 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SITKA TURNAROUND
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - GLASSY WATER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        REMARKS- PLT TRIED TO LAND ON SEAPLANE RAMP ABOUT 600 FT LONG. RISING TERRAIN PRECLUDED GO AROUND ATTEMPT.

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