NTSB Identification: FTW69F0319
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-44, registration: N111W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4587  68/12/27 NR.LUTCHER,LA         GRUMMAN G-44        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 38, 8664
        TIME - 0930                    N111W               PX-  0  3  0  CORP/EXEC                 TOTAL HOURS, 6842 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY WEATHER BUREAU PERSONEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                     2300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     160
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           21                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PLT TALKING TO PX. WIND 21K GUSTING TO 27K.

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