NTSB Identification: LAX88LA228.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36737.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 19, 1988 in CLEARLAKE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: Consolidated Aeronautics Inc. LAKE LA-4-200, registration: N6026V
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PILOT REPORTED THE AIRPLANE'S RIGHT WING STRUCK A SWELL DURING TAKEOFF FROM A LAKE. THE SURFACE WINDS, HOWEVER, WERE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS. THE PILOT HAD NOT FLOWN WITHIN THE PRECEDING 24 CALENDAR MONTHS. THERE WERE NO REPORTED AIRPLANE MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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