NTSB Identification: SEA84LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21349.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 06, 1983 in MEYERS CHUCK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA U206G, registration: N8744Q
Injuries: 1 Minor,3 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 REPORTED THAT THE TIDE WAS OUT, SO HE WAS UNABLE TO TAKEOFF IN THE PROTECTED BAY AT MEYERS CHUCK, AK. WITH THE TIDE OUT, THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT ROOM IN THE BAY, SO HE ELECTED TO TAKEOFF ON THE OCEAN SIDE OF THE AREA. DURING TAKEOFF, A LARGE WAVE WAS STRUCK WHICH BROKE THE FRONT STRUTS. THE RIGHT WING THEN STRUCK THE WATER & 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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,ROUGH

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