NTSB Identification: ANC85FA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29722.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Saturday, June 15, 1985 in EEK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 207, registration: N9828M
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor,5 Uninjured.

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.

THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND STATED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL HE WAS MOVING THE FLAP CONTROL LEVER UP AND DOWN TO EFFECT A LIFT OFF. THE AIRPLANE NEVER LEFT THE RUNWAY AND RAN OFF THE END OF THE TEN FOOT EMBANKMENT, TRAVELED 140 FEET BEFORE STRIKING A BANK AND THEN NOSED OVER INTO A LAKE. THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND STATED THERE WAS NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION DISCERNALBLE. EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE SHOWED THE FLAPS TO BE IN THE UP POSITION AND THE THROTTLE FRICTION HAD COME COMPLETELY UNSCREWED FROM ITS SHAFT AND WAS DANGLING ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT.

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER..LOOSE


Contributing Factors

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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