NTSB Identification: NYC82FHD09
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 25, 1982 in ESSINGTON, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1983
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8F, registration: N1552B
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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.

THE FLOAT EQUIPPED LUSCOMBE STALLED DURING FANAL APPROACH TO A WATER LANDING NEAR A DOCK. THERE WAS CONSIDERABLE ROTORCRAFT ACTIVITY NEAR THE SEAPLANE BASE DUE TO THE PRESENCE OF THE QUEEN ELIZABETH II OCEAN LINER.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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