NTSB Identification: ANC90LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42601.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 08, 1990 in IVISHAK RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1992
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC, registration: N333HT
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.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT UPON LANDING ON A GRAVEL BAR, THE AIRPLANE BOUNCED AND DRIFTED TO THE LEFT. HE OVER CORRECTED TO THE RIGHT. THE RIGHT WHEEL THEN STRUCK A GRAVEL BANK CAUSING THE RIGHT WHEEL TO BREAK OFF AND THE RIGHT WING TO DRAG THE GROUND. THE PILOT SAID RAIN ON THE WINDSHIELD OBSCURED HIS VISION.

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

PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING LANDING. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S DELAYED ATTEMPT TO GO-AROUND.

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