NTSB Identification: LAX79FA040
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of CATALINA AIR L
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-21A, registration: N11CS

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4001  79/4/14    CATALINA IS,CA      GRUMMAN G-21A       CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1007                    N11CS               PX-  1  2  7  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      43, 9335 TOTAL HOURS, 455
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PEBBLY BEACH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAN PEDRO,CA                CATALINA IS,CA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: MUSH                                              LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE,SPEED,AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY WEATHER BUREAU PERSONEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    600
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       67
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          150                                                       3
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- LOW ALT STRAIGHT-IN APCH TOWARD SEAPLANE RAMP.GO-AROUND AFTR NOTICING BOAT WAKES.PAX DROWNED.

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