NTSB Identification: ANC88LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35422.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 25, 1987 in ALEXANDER LAKE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1989
Aircraft: STINSON 108-2, registration: N9398K
Injuries: 2 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 RELATIVELY INEXPERIENCED PRIVATE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LAND HIS FLOAT EQUIPPED AIRPLANE WITH A TAILWIND AND GUSTY WINDS IN CHOPPY WATER CONDITIONS. HE LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE AND IT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,ROUGH

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