NTSB Identification: CHI75FER01
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: VOLLMER SPRTS, registration: N4646T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3468   74/8/3    WEBSTER,WIS         VOLLMER SPRTS       CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 39, 630
        TIME - 1610                    N4646T              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 3 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DULUTH,MINN                 WAUKESHA,WIS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           WHEELS-DOWN LANDING IN WATER                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           POWERPLANT - EXHAUST SYSTEM: STACKS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO RETRACT LANDING GEAR
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- NR 1 AND 3 EX STACKS SPTD AND STRUCK PROP.GEAR DN LDG IN LAKE,ACFT INVERTED AND SANK.

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