NTSB Identification: NYC95WA234.
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Accident occurred Friday, May 26, 1995 in BISCARROSSE, France
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N67672
Injuries: 1 Serious.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On May 26, 1995, about 1004 greenwich mean time, a DeHavilland DHC-2, N67672, seaplane, was substantially damaged when the right wing dragged, and the seaplane submerged, during a water landing, near Biscarrosse, France. The private pilot received serious injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. No flight plan had been filed for the personal flight conducted under 14 CFR Part 91.

In the NTSB form 6120.1/2, the pilot stated, "Accident happened during water landing. No memory of accident because I was three days unconscious."

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of France. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Bureau Enquetes-Accidents 246, rue Lecourbe 75732 Paris Cedex 15 FRANCE Telephone: (33) 1-48285002, 40434026 Facsimile: (33) 1-48 28 00 46

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the French Government.

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