NTSB Identification: CHI92LA253.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47242.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 13, 1992 in PONTIAC, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4, registration: N8WW
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

IN THE FLARE FOR A WATER LANDING, A DUAL STUDENT INITIATED A TURN AT THE INSTRUCTORS INSTANCE TO AVOID A BOAT NEAR THEIR LANDING PATH. THE AIRPLANE LANDED WITH SIDE LOADING AND SHED ITS LEFT SPONSON.

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

THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT'S DIRECTING A TURN TO CHANGE HEADING IN THE FLARE.

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