NTSB Identification: ANC85LA188.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30208.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 08, 1985 in MCCARTHY, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/10/1992
Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C, registration: N9046E
Injuries: 2 Fatal.
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 PILOT DEPARTED A SAND BAR NEAR THE BERNARD GLACIER ON 8/8/85, AND NEVER RETURNED TO PICK UP THE PASSENGER HE HAD DROPPED OFF EARLIER. ON 8/12/91 THE WRECKAGE WAS FOUND BY HUNTERS AT 61-11N 141-42W AT THE 1,000-FT LEVEL IN MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. THE WRECKAGE WAS WIDELY SCATTERED BY THE INITIAL IMPACT AND SUBSEQUENT ROCK SLIDES.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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