NTSB Identification: CHI69D0339
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4, registration: N2003L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3956  68/10/28   WAUKEGAN,ILL        LAKE LA-4           CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 31, 1463
        TIME - 1325                    N2003L              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 3 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           TERRAIN - ROUGH WATER
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      2600
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      43
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          310                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- RT WING FLOAT HIT A SWELL.ACFT SANK IN LAKE.SUDDEN INCREASE OF WINDS,15K CAUSED LARGE SWELLS.

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