NTSB Identification: SEA87LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34354.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 25, 1987 in KETCHIKAN, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N1454T
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.

ON LANDING AT KETCHIKAN AIRPORT THE PILOT STATED HE MADE A LAST MINUTE RUNWAY CHANGE DUE TO DEPARTING TRAFFIC. TURNING BASE THE PILOT REDUCED POWER TO IDLE. HE THEN ADVANCED THE THROTTLE AND RECEIVED NO RESPONSE. THE PILOT COULD NOT MAKE THE RUNWAY AND ELECTED TO MAKE A WATER LANDING WITH THE LANDING GEAR DOWN. ON LANDING THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER INVERTED.

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

MISCELLANEOUS..UNDETERMINED

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

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

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