NTSB Identification: NYC00LA255.
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Accident occurred Friday, September 08, 2000 in LACONIA, NH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/17/2001
Aircraft: Lake LA-4-200, registration: N2594P
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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While performing a touch-and-go on a lake, at a speed of about 50 knots, the airplane passed through the wake of a motorboat. The pilot attempted to abort the takeoff; however, the airplane nosed over, before re-floating upright on its pontoons.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control. A factor in the accident was the large wave.

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