NTSB Identification: FTW85LA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26572.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 07, 1984 in WAURIKA, OK
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4-200, registration: N6685L
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor.

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 WITNESSES, THE ACFT NOSE WAS TOO LOW AT WATER CONTACT ON LNDG TOUCHDOWN AND THE NOSE AND RIGHT PONTOON DUG INTO THE WATER. THE ACFT SWERVED ABRUPTLY TO THE RIGHT, FLIPPED INVERTED AND SANK. NO LOGS OR OTHER FLOATING DEBRIS WERE LOCATED DURING A POST MISHAP CHECK OF THE AREA.

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

FLARE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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