NTSB Identification: SEA83LA006
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 12, 1982 in COEUR D'ALENE, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/12/1983
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4-200, registration: N6179V
Injuries: 1 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.

DUE TO GLASSY WATER AND DUSK CONDITIONS, FINAL APPROACH FOR LANDING WAS FLOWN PARALLEL TO A LOG BOOM FOR SURFACE REFERENCE. AFTER TOUCHING DOWN, THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR AND A GO-AROUND WAS INITIATED. DURING THE GO-AROUND, THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED LEFT. THE LEFT WING STRUCK A BOOM PILING AND THE PLANE CRASHED IN THE WATER AND SANK.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY


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