NTSB Identification: SEA85LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28431.
Accident occurred Monday, June 24, 1985 in GUSTAVIS, AK
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N64395
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.

WHILE TAXIING THE FLOAT PLANE IN A GUSTY X-WIND, THE WIND & WATER CURRENT DRIFTED THE ACFT TOWARD A PARKED BOAT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE LEFT WING TIP STRUCK THE BOAT & WAS DAMAGED. BUT THERE WAS NO DAMAGE TO THE BOAT.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,ROUGH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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