NTSB Identification: SEA84LA227.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25811.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 12, 1984 in KASAAN PENNINSU, AK
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC, registration: N86922
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.

PLT ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF FROM GLASSY WATER WITH A DEER TIED TO THE LEFT FLOAT. THE RIGHT FLOAT WOULD NOT COME UP ON THE STEP TO ATTAIN LIFT OFF. THE PILOT'S DECISION TO ABORT WAS TOO LATE TO AVOID A COLLISION WITH ROCKS AT THE END OF THE LAKE.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY

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