NTSB Identification: MIA94LA039.
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Accident occurred Friday, December 17, 1993 in LEESBURG, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/1994
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-44A, registration: N58DG
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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THE PILOT STATED HE ENCOUNTERED GLASSY WATER AS HE INITIATED HIS LANDING FLARE. HE THEN LOST ALL DEPTH PERCEPTION AND BEFORE HE INITIATE A GO-AROUND THE AIRCRAFT INADVERTENTLY TOUCHED DOWN IN A FLAT ATTITUDE AND NOSED OVER.

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

THE PILOT MISJUDGED HIS ALTITUDE OVER GLASSY WATER DURING LANDING AND INADVERTENTLY TOUCHED DOWN IN A FLAT ATTITUDE.

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