NTSB Identification: SEA86LA015.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29362.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 15, 1985 in LONG ISLAND, AK
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G21A, registration: N72PR
Injuries: 2 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 LANDING WITH THREE TO FOUR FOOT SWELLS AND WHEN THE AIRCRAFT WAS COMING OFF THE STEP, A WAVE STRUCK THE HORIZONTAL STABILIZER AND ELEVATOR CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WATER,ROUGH

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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