NTSB Identification: NYC84LA221.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25600.
Accident occurred Monday, June 25, 1984 in MONTAUK, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N555HM
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 ACFT NOSED OVER AND SANK DURING A WATER LANDING. THE FLOAT PLANE HAD APPROACHED NOSE HIGH AND UPON INITIAL TOUCHDOWNON THE LAKE THE ACFT SKIPPED/BOUNCED. ACCORDING TO A WITNESS IT APPEARED THAT THE PLT WAS TRYING TO EXTEND HIS TOUCHDOWNPOINT. WHEN THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN A 2ND TIME THE FLOATS LANDED SQUARE BUT THE RIGHT WING DIPPED, THE ACFT CARTWHEELED AND SANK. IT WAS DETERMINED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT THE ACFT LANDING GEAR WAS UP. AN INSPECTION OF THE LANDING AREA WAS MADE AND NOTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY COULD BE FOUND.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY

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