NTSB Identification: ANC88LA151.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37081.
Accident occurred Monday, July 25, 1988 in LAKE MINCHUMINA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA U206F, registration: N401SU
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious,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 PLT SAID HE WAS TAXIING THE FLOATPLANE FROM A WINDY/WAVY LOCATION TO A SMALL PROTECTED COVE FOR A FINAL PREFLT. WHILE TAXIING, THE TOP CAP OF THE LEFT FLOAT WAS OPEN & THE FLOAT BEGAN FILLING WITH WATER. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE FLOAT- PLANE ROLLED OVER & SANK.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,FLOAT ASSEMBLY..OPEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,ROUGH

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