NTSB Identification: ANC75DAG24
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of KATMAI AIR
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N4992A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3354  74/8/28  NR.KING SALMON,ALAS   CESSNA 180          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 21, 487
        TIME - 1630                    N4992A              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 300 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - KULIK LAKE SPB
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         KING SALMON,ALAS            UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: ROUGH WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  4000
        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
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           90                                                       40
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- TAXIED FROM SHELTERED AREA TO OPEN AREA.GUSTING TO 55K.

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