NTSB Identification: IAD05CA134.
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Accident occurred Saturday, September 10, 2005 in Hope, ME
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/31/2006
Aircraft: Lamont Aventura II, registration: N9138W
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

An amateur built airplane, operated by an uncertificated pilot, completed a turn to the base traffic pattern leg. After encountering a gust of wind, the airplane stalled, entered a spin, and impacted water, resulting in serious injury and substantial damage.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain airspeed, which resulted in an inadvertent stall/spin and subsequent impact with water. A factor to the accident was the wind gusts.

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