NTSB Identification: SEA88LA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36018.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 10, 1988 in MERCER ISLAND, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N1701R
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A LOG WHILE LANDING ON THE WATER. THE AIRCRAFT THEN NOSED OVER INVERTED AND SANK.

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

OBJECT..SUBMERGED OBJECT

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..ENCOUNTERED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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