NTSB Identification: ANC86LA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31746.
Accident occurred Monday, June 09, 1986 in NEAL LAKE, AK
Aircraft: AERONCA 15 AC SEDAN, registration: N1450H
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND, WHILE STEP TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF THE AIRPLANE BECAME AIRBORNE INADVERTENTLY WITH INSUFFICIENT ROOM TO TAKEOFF OR TURN. THE PILOT-IN--COMMAND STATED HE CLOSED THE THROTTLE AND THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN ON THE LAKE. HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE AIRPLANE BEFORE STRIKING THE SHORELINE, WHERE THE AIRPLANE CAME TO REST.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MANEUVER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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