NTSB Identification: SEA87LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32597.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 08, 1986 in PETERSBURG, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N6191D
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 REPORTED THAT WHILE LANDING ON A RIVER THE ACFT SKIDDED ON RIVER SILT. HE STATED HE COULD NOT STOP THE ACFT WHICH TRAVELED TO THE FAR END OF THE RIVER INTO 8 INCH DEEP WATER WHERE IT NOSED OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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