NTSB Identification: ANC86LAG02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29017.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 08, 1985 in KING SALMON, AK
Aircraft: MAULE M5-235C, registration: N6198M
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 STATED HE MISJUDGED THE X-WIND AND WATER CURRENT DURING LANDING. THE ACFT FLOATS DUG INTO THE WATER AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER AND SANK.

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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