NTSB Identification: ANC91LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44475.
Accident occurred Friday, August 30, 1991 in CUBE COVE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/24/1993
Aircraft: DE HAVILLAND DHC-2, registration: N2738G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH TO THE AIRSTRIP, THE AIRPLANE ENCOUNTERED A WINDSHEAR AND AN EXTREMELY HIGH SINK RATE. AFTER A HARD LANDING ON THE AIRSTRIP, THE AIRPLANE WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

THE ENCOUNTER WITH WINDSHEAR.

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