NTSB Identification: SEA84LA076.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24076.
Accident occurred Monday, April 02, 1984 in ALDERWOOD MANOR, WA
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4, registration: N6665L
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.

ACCORDING TO A WITNESS, HE OBSERVED THE ACFT FROM TAXI TO TAKEOFF, THEN FROM BASE THROUGHOUT THE LANDING. HE OBSERVED THE ACFT WITH THE GEAR DOWN ON BASE LEG & SAID THE PLT FLEW A LOW & SHORT FINAL APCH. HE STATED THE PLT CUT POWER SHORT OF THE RWY & THE ACFT DROPPED IN FROM ABOUT 20 FT AGL. AFTER LANDING, THE ACFT VEERED LEFT & STOPPED FACING 180 DEG FROM THE DIRECTION OF LANDING WITH THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, A HYDRAULIC FITTING FAILED & ALL FLUID DRAINED IN FLT.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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