NTSB Identification: ANC84LA115.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26018.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 14, 1984 in NAKNEK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA U-206, registration: N3910G
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 LANDING ON A SANDY BEACH. WITNESSES STATED, ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THAT THE NOSE WHEEL WAS COCKED 45 DEGREES TO THE RIGHT WHILE THE ACFT WAS ON THE FINAL APPROACH. UPON TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SAND BAR

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