NTSB Identification: NYC88LA129.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37819.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 27, 1988 in DRACUT, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1989
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7KCAB, registration: N9712N
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

THE PILOT SAID THAT WHILE MAKING A NORMAL APPROACH FOR A 'GLASSY WATER' LANDING ON A LAKE, HE FLARED HIGH AND STALLED THE AIRPLANE. THE RIGHT WING DROPPED OFF AND THE AIRPLANE CRASHED INTO THE WATER.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

VISUAL APPROACH PROCEDURE..WATER,GLASSY

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