NTSB Identification: NYC96WA191
Accident occurred Monday, September 16, 1996 in AZORES, Portugal
Aircraft: Lake LA-4, registration: N2664P
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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

On September 16, 1996, about 1943 Greenwich Mean Time, a Lake LA-4-200, an amphibian, N2664P, and the airline transport rated pilot were reported missing, after the pilot radioed a loss of engine power, his position, and his intentions to ditched at sea near Santa Maria Island, Azores, Portugal. The last departure point was St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. The destination was Santa Maria Island.

The pilot was ferrying the airplane to London, England via Santa Maria Island. The last reported position of the aircraft was coordinates 42 degrees 20 minutes North; 37 degrees 34 minutes West. Search and rescue operations were conducted.

Information may be obtained from:

Portugal Cabinete de Prevencao e Investigacao de Acidentes Direcco-Geral da Aviacao Civil Rua B, Edificio 6 Aeroporto de Lisboa 1700 Lisboa Portugal

Telephone: 351-1-8488151 Facsimile: 351-1-8473585 Telex: 12120 AERCIV P AFTN: LPMGYMYX

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

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