NTSB Identification: ANC87LA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31590.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 07, 1986 in LEWIS RIVER, AK
Aircraft: Teal TSC-1A2, registration: N87857
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 PLT STATED THAT HE LANDED THE AMPHIBIOUS ACFT ON THE LEWIS RIVER WITH THE GEAR IN THE EXTENDED POSITION. SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT NOSED OVER ON ITS TOP. FAA RECORDS SHOWED THE PLT HAD A TOTAL FLYING TIME OF APRX 710 HRS.

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

WHEELS DOWN LANDING IN WATER..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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