NTSB Identification: SEA87LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31712.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 01, 1986 in JUNEAU, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 185-F II, registration: N4631E
Injuries: 5 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.

PILOT ATTEMPTED OVERWATER APPROACH TO VFR AIRPORT THROUGH FOG BANK IN CONDITIONS DECREASING TO 200 FT CLG AND ONE MI VIZ. ON ENCOUNTERING TOTAL IMC, CLIMBING TURN TOOK ACFT OVER LAND. ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES AT 800 FT LEVEL.

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

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG

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