NTSB Identification: SEA88LA007.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34513.
Accident occurred Friday, October 16, 1987 in PETERSBURG, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 180K, registration: N63071
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PLT OF THE FLOATPLANE RPRTD THAT AFTER THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN DRG A WATER LNDG & WAS ON THE 'ROLL-OUT,' SHE PUSHED THE CARB HEAT IN & LEANED FORWARD TO RAISE THE FLAPS. AT ABOUT THAT TIME, THE FLOATPLANE BGN TO SWERVE. SHE ATTEMPTED TO REGAIN CONTROL; HOWEVER, THE LEFT WING OF THE FLOATPLANE STRUCK THE WATER, THEN THE ACFT NOSED DOWN & ROLLED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WATER LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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