NTSB Identification: ANC87LA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33012.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 10, 1987 in PORT HEIDEN, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 305, registration: N5233G
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 PILOT ATTEMPTED A LANDING ON THE BEACH. AFTER THE LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A SAND BAR CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO NOSE OVER ON ITS BACK.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SAND BAR


Contributing Factors

IMPROPER USE OF PROCEDURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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