NTSB Identification: ANC88LA090.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36170.
Accident occurred Monday, July 11, 1988 in GEORGETOWN, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA A185F, registration: N4742E
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 STATED THAT HE ENCOUNTERED SEVERAL UP & DOWN DRAFTS PRIOR TO LNDG. AFTER LANDING AND TAXIING TOWARD SHORE, THE PILOT SAW THE SURFACE WATER ON THE RIVER BEING WHIPPED UP; THE PILOT ESTIMATED THE WIND TO BE 40 KNOTS OR MORE. THE AIRCRAFT BECAME AIRBORNE AND LANDED BACK IN THE RIVER INVERTED.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,ROUGH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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