NTSB Identification: ANC87LA086.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34135.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 30, 1987 in WOOD RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-44, registration: N176MS
Injuries: 3 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT HE WAS TAKING OFF AND AFTER INITIAL CLIMBOUT, APPROXIMATELY 50 FEET ABOVE THE WATER, THE AIRPLANE STOPPED CLIMBING. THE ENGINE SOUNDED NORMAL BUT THE AIRCRAFT WOULD NOT ACCELERATE. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE STALLED THE AIRCRAFT ON CLIMBOUT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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