NTSB Identification: NYC83FNC11.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21357.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 13, 1983 in FORT KENT, ME
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N7693S
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AFTER APRX 10 MIN OF FLT, THE ENG LOST POWER & THE PLT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A POTATOE FIELD. DURING THE LANDING, THE FLOAT PLANE WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. A LARGE QUANTITY OF WATER WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL TANKS.

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

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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