NTSB Identification: SEA87LA078.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33499.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, April 12, 1987 in BURNETT INLET, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N1774R
Injuries: 1 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 LEFT THE LANDING GEAR IN THE DOWN POSITION AFTER TAKEOFF. DURING THE WATER LANDING, WITH THE GEAR IN THE DOWN POSITION, THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

WHEELS DOWN LANDING IN WATER..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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