NTSB Identification: NYC84LA219.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27109.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 23, 1984 in AMITYVILLE, NY
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4-200, registration: N6209V
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE DURING A STEP TURN MANEUVER ON THE WATER. THE STUDENT WAS BRIEFED BY THE INSTRUCTOR PRIOR TO THE FLIGHT AND THEY PROCEEDED TO PERFORM TRAINING MANEUVERS OVER THE WATER. DURING THE STEP TURN MANEUVER, THE INSTRUCTOR NOTICED EXCESSIVE AIRSPEED INDICATION AND TOLD THE STUDENT TO REDUCE POWER. THE STUDENT DID NOT AND THE INSTRUCTOR TOOK CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE STUDENT APPLIED RIGHT RUDDER FORCING THE LEFT FLOAT INTO THE WATER. THE AIRCRAFT WAS TURNED SIDEWAYS AND IT COLLIDED WITH THE WATER IN A SIDEWAYS POSITION.

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..DUAL STUDENT

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

WATER LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..DUAL STUDENT

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

CONTROL INTERFERENCE..INITIATED..DUAL STUDENT



Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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