NTSB Identification: ANC86LA045.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29801.
Accident occurred Monday, April 14, 1986 in CORDOVA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180-H, registration: N700HJ
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT AFTER LIFT OFF FROM THE WATER, THE LEFT WING TIP CAUGHT THE WATER CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO CARTWHEEL AND SINK. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT THE WIND WAS REPORTED AS 060 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS GUSTING 35 KNOTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT PERFORMED..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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW

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