NTSB Identification: SEA89LA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37983.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 10, 1989 in KETCHIKAN, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1990
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N67667
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 PLT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON CALM WATER AFTER A 3 MINUTE POSITIONING FLIGHT. DURING THE TOUCH DOWN, THE LEFT FLOAT DUG INTO THE WATER WHICH RESULTED IN A SWERVE AND WATER CONTACT WITH THE RIGHT WING.

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

IMPROPER FLARE ATTITUDE AT TOUCHDOWN, CAUSING THE LEFT FLOAT TO DIG INTO THE WATER.

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