NTSB Identification: FTW83LA383.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23102.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 13, 1983 in SAND SPRINGS, OK
Aircraft: PIERCE GS-1, registration: N111JP
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 COLLIDED WITH THE LAKE AFTER MANEUVERING AROUND AT LOW ALT FOR SOME TIME. A LAKE PATROLMAN REPORTED THE ACFT ALT BEFORE THE CRASH AT ABOUT 20 FT AGL. ACCORDING TO THE PLTS STATEMENT HE WAS ABOUT 50 FT HIGH WHEN HE INITIATED A 30 TO 40 DEGREE ANGLE OF BANK AND THE ACFT STALLED AND CRASHED. THE ACFT SANK IN 37 FT OF WATER BUT WAS RECOVERED THE FOLLOWING DAY.

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

ALTITUDE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY

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