NTSB Identification: ANC88LA014.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34591.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 27, 1987 in LARSEN BAY, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA32, registration: N2585M
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.

THE PILOT STATED THE WIND ON THE SURFACE WAS LIGHT AND VARIABLE AND WHILE HE WAS ON FINAL APPROACH THE AIRPLANE DEVELOPED A HIGH SINK RATE FROM WHICH HE WAS LATE EFFECTING RECOVERY. THE AIRPLANE STRUCK THE GROUND SHORT OF THE RUNWAY THRESHOLD.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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