NTSB Identification: ANC90LA049.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41799.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 31, 1990 in KAYAK ISLAND, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/1991
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N5061G
Injuries: 2 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE WAS TAXING TO TAKEOFF FROM A BEACH, WHEN THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR STRUCK A LOG & COLLAPSED. THE RIGHT WING THEN DRAGGED ACROSS THE GROUND & WAS DAMAGED.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO USE A SUITABLE AREA TO TAXI FOR TAKEOFF. THE HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION (LOG) WAS A RELATED FACTOR.

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