NTSB Identification: NYC82DA184
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, August 06, 1982 in LONG LAKE, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/06/1983
Aircraft: AERONCA 11BC, registration: N4011E
Injuries: 2 Minor.

THE PILOT WAS MAKING A 360 DEGREE TURN TO SURVEY A LAKE LANDING AREA WHEN HE LOST AIRSPEED AND STALLED AS HE SPOTTED A LANDING AREA. THE AIRCRAFT SANK IN 15 FEET OF WATER.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY

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