NTSB Identification: SEA84LA145.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24557.
Accident occurred Monday, June 25, 1984 in LEVENWORTH, WA
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4-200, registration: N65627
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 AMPHIBIOUS ACFT STARTED TO 'PORPOISE' IN THE AIR AFTER TAKEOFF AND STALLED APRX 25 FT ABOVE WATER LEVEL. THE ACFT DRAGGED A WING, CRASHED AND SANK. THE PLT SAID THAT WATER IN THE HULL HAD CAUSED THE UNSTABLE CONDITION.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..REDUCED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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