NTSB Identification: MIA06LA006.
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Accident occurred Saturday, October 15, 2005 in Venice, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/28/2006
Aircraft: Steven W. Jones KR2, registration: N212KR
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

After takeoff the flight proceeded over the Gulf of Mexico and crashed under unknown circumstances into the Gulf. Law enforcement personnel who dove on the wreckage reported finding an 80 pound bag of solar salt, and lead weight in the passenger compartment. The majority of the wreckage was not recovered; the only wreckage recovered was one of the main spar's of one of the wings, the canopy, and miscellaneous debris. None of the debris exhibited evidence of heat or fire damage. The postmortem examination report on the pilot did not report any findings which could be considered causal to the accident. The toxicology tests were negative for volatiles, carbon monoxide, and tested drugs.

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

The in-flight collision with the water for undetermined reasons.

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