NTSB Identification: ANC94LA024.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, December 08, 1993 in JUNEAU, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/02/1994
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N82594
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT IN COMMAND LANDED ON BEACH. A LOSS OF DIRCTIONAL CONTROL FOLLOWED IMPACT WITH A DITCH, RESULTING IN COLLISION WITH A LOG, DAMAGING GEAR AND FUSELAGE. PILOT'S RECOMMENDATION WAS TO MAKE A BETTER SITE SURVEY OF LANDING AREA.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT IN COMMAND'S SELECTION OF A SIGHT UNSUITABLE FOR LANDING. A FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT WAS THE DITCH ON THE BEACH.

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