NTSB Identification: ANC89FA091.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38574.
Accident occurred Monday, June 12, 1989 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/19/1991
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N11GA
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT STATED THAT AFTER THE FLOAT PLANE TOUCHED DOWN ON THE LAKE, IT VEERED LEFT & STRUCK THE BANK OF THE LAKE. THE ACFT CAME TO REST ON TOP OF THE BANK ABOUT 7 FT FROM THE WATER.

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

FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WHICH RESULTED IN AN INADVERTENT GROUND SWERVE.

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