NTSB Identification: ANC85LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27066.
Accident occurred Friday, October 19, 1984 in ILIAMNA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA U-206C, registration: N9577G
Injuries: 1 Fatal,2 Serious.

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 DRAGGED A WING TIP & NOSED OVER WHILE LANDING ON A SMALL LAKE NEAR ILIAMNA, ALASKA. THE PASSENGER SEATED NEXT TO THE PIC STATED THAT THE PLT HAD CANCELLED HIS FLT PLAN PRIOR TO LANDING, CIRCLED THE LAKE & MADE A LONG FINAL APCH TO A TOUCHDOWN ON THE LAKE. THE PASSENGER FURTHER STATED THAT HE OBSERVED A X-WIND PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN. APRX 3 TO 5 SECONDS AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE AIRPLANE ROLLED TO THE RT & THE RT WING TIP STRUCK THE WATER, VEERING THE ACFT TO THE RT & NOSING OVER IN 8 TO 10 FT OF WATER. THE PASSENGER STATED THAT AS THIS WAS OCCURRING, THE PIC, SHOUTED 'CROSSWIND' VERY SURPRISED. AN AUTOPSY SHOWED THE PLT DIED FROM DROWNING.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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