NTSB Identification: FTW85FA211.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30413.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 07, 1985 in AVINGER, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 310H, registration: N1013Q
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT STATED HE WAS FLYING LOW OVER THE LAKE SURFACE. HE FELT A DECELARATION TO THE RIGHT AND THE NEXT THING HE WAS IN THE WATER. WITNESSES SAW THE AIRCRAFT OVER THE LAKE AT A LOW ALTITUDE AND SAW THE RIGHT WING IMPACT THE WATER AND CARTWHEEL TO THE RIGHT AND SINK. THE ENGINES SEPARATED FROM THE MOUNTS AT IMPACT AND WERE NOT RECOVERED.

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

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY

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