NTSB Identification: ANC81DAG64
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC, registration: N1107W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1831   81/8/8  NR.TAKOTNA,AK         AERONCA 7DC         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 58, 5070
        TIME - 1700                    N1107W              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 195 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TOLSTOI LAKE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MCGRATH,AK                  RETURN                      TAKOTNA,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INITIATED FLIGHT IN ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           58                                                      210
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           15                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- FLOATPLANE ENCTRD STRONG DWNDFT,LEE SIDE,4000FT MTNS.LAKE ELEV 1800FT.QTRG TKOF HDWND,GSTG 22KTS.

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