NTSB Identification: ANC86FA152.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31628.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 13, 1986 in WASILLA, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N3996P
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

FLOAT PLANE CRASHED INTO TREES AT END OF LAKE JUST AFTER TAKEOFF. WITNESSES REPORTED HEARING THE ENGINE BACKFIRE AND SPUTTER BEFORE IT QUIT. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE FAILED TO DISCLOSE MECANICAL FAILURES/MALFUNCTIONS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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