NTSB Identification: CHI72DEE14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: VOLMER AMPHIB, registration: N2519

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2848   71/8/2    EVANSTON,ILL        VOLMER AMPHIB       CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 48, 275
        TIME - 1200                    N2519               PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 100 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MICHIGAN CITY,IND           OSHKOSH,WIS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: GEAR LOCKING MECHANISM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           TERRAIN - OTHER
        REMARKS- GR DIDNT LATCH PROPERLY. CAME DOWN DURING PORPOISE T/O. EARLIER LDG DUE POOR WEA IN AREA.

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