ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41659
Last updated: 25 July 2014
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Date:11-SEP-1993
Time:1605
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206
Owner/operator:Fishing Unlimited
Registration: N9707Z
C/n / msn: U20606617
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Swikshak Bay, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Port Alsworth, AK
Narrative:
THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND STATED TWO OTHER AIRPLANES TOOK OFF FROM THE SLOUGH JUST BEFORE HIM. HE WAS THE LAST TO DEPART AND MADE HIS TAKEOFF RUN DOWNSTREAM ON THE SLOUGH. HE LIFTED OFF AT 50 TO 55 KNOTS AND THE AIRPLANE BEGAN TO SETTLE JUST AFTER LIFT OFF. THE PILOT STATED HE KNEW THE WATER WAS VERY SHALLOW AND TRIED TO MAINTAIN FLIGHT UNTIL REACHING DEEPER WATER. THE AIRPLANE SETTLED ONTO THE SLOUGH AND THE FLOATS STRUCK A MUD BAR AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER. THE WIND WAS CALM. THE PILOT STATED THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL IRREGULARITIES DURING THE TAKEOFF. THIS WAS A BUSINESS FLIGHT CONDUCTED UNDER 14CFR91 BY A FISHING LODGE. CAUSE: THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S FAILURE TO ATTAIN A PROPER CLIMB RATE.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X13289


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