NTSB Identification: SEA87LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33166.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, January 08, 1987 in SHOAL COVE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: de Havilland BEAVER DHC-2, registration: N1018H
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 DHC-2 AIR TAXI ACFT HAD LANDED AT SHOAL COVE, AK AND WAS STEP TAXIING TO TH FLOAT PLANE DOCK. DURING THE TAXI THE ACFTS LEFT WING CONTACTED A WIRE CABLE ATTACHED TO AN 'A' FRAME ACROSS THE PATH OF THE ACFT. THE CABLE HAD BEEN PUT UP THE DAY BEFORE AND WAS NOT MARKED.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION..NOT IDENTIFIED..OTHER PERSON


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,OBSTRUCTION MARKING..UNAVAILABLE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)

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