NTSB Identification: ANC87LA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33532.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 18, 1987 in KING SALMON, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N1977U
Injuries: 4 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 TAKEOFF ON THE RIVER HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO COLLIDE WITH A BOAT DOCK.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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