NTSB Identification: ANC87LA083.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33370.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, June 19, 1987 in ALEXANDER RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N5349G
Injuries: 5 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 STATED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF RUN THE LEFT FLOAT CONTACTED A HIDDEN SAND BAR. THE AIRCRAFT THEN NOSED 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:

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)

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