NTSB Identification: FTW86LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29923.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, April 04, 1986 in POINT AUFER, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA 185F, registration: N1867Q
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 REPORTED LOSING CONTROL OF HIS AIRCRAFT, DURING TAKEOFF FROM A CANAL AT POINT AUFER ISLAND, LA, WHEN GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS LIFTED A WING, CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO COLLIDE WITH A BANK. AFTER THE COLLISION, THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED UP ONTO THE CANAL BANK, WHERE IT CAME TO REST IN AN INVERTED POSITION.

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

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


Contributing Factors

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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