NTSB Identification: MIA99LA116.
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Accident occurred Saturday, April 03, 1999 in BOCA GRANDE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/2001
Aircraft: Maule M-7-235B, registration: N10430
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Uninjured.

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The pilot stated he was making a landing to smooth water. The left float collided with a wave. The airplane rotated to the left about 30 degrees, and the right wing tip collided with the water.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The pilots failure to maintain a visual lookout on landing resulting in an in-flight collision with a wave.

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