NTSB Identification: ANC80DAG77
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of KENAI FLOATPLA
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N8484Q

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2171  80/7/10    NELSON LAGOON,AK    CESSNA 185          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - UNK/NR                  N8484Q              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            24, 3500 TOTAL HOURS, 170
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NELSON LAGOON
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BEAR LAKE,AK                NELSON LAGOON,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           55                                                      180
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           20                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- WIND GUSTING TO 25 KTS.DIRECT CROSSWIND.

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