NTSB Identification: NYC87LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35963.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 12, 1987 in LAKE GEORGE, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4, registration: N8012Q
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.

WHILE TAKING OFF FROM A LAKE, THE AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT STRUCK AN OBJECT. THE PLANE SETTLED BACK INTO THE WATER BREAKING THE WINDSHIELD ON THE PASSENGER'S SIDE. THE COCKPIT BEGAN FILLING WITH WATER AND THE ACFT SANK IN ABOUT 45 FEET OF WATER.

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

OBJECT..SUBMERGED OBJECT

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