NTSB Identification: SEA88LA133.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36308.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, July 08, 1988 in SEATTLE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N67679
Injuries: 3 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.

ON THE FIRST LEG OF THE SCHEDULED FLOAT PLANE FLIGHT THE PLT HAD LANDED ON LAKE UNION TO EMBARK ADDL PAX. AS THE ACFT DECELERATED 'OFF THE STEP,' A POWER BOAT CONVERGED ON ACFT PATH. PLT MADE RUDDER INPUT TO AVOID COLLISION AND WINGTIP CONTACTED WATER.

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

WATER LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..DRIVER OF VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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