NTSB Identification: ANC85LAA05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30666.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 11, 1985 in CAPE DOUGLAS, AK
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-3, registration: N11250
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 ACFT NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING ON A TUNDRA FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR. THE PLT REPORTED HE MADE A LOW PASS OVER A DOWNED ACFT ON A BEACH AND AS HE ADVANCED THE THROTTLE, A RAPID DECREASE IN PWR OCCURRED. THE ACFT AND ENG WERE NOT RECOVERED FROM THE TUNDRA FOR INSPECTION.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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