Accident Cessna TU206G N4613Z, Friday 12 August 1988
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Date:Friday 12 August 1988
Time:14:45
Type:Cessna TU206G
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4613Z
MSN: TU20605984
Total airframe hrs:1291 hours
Engine model:CONTINENTAL TSIO-520-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:White Lake, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Baltimore, MD (BWI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE FLOAT EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT MADE MULTIPLE TAKEOFF ATTEMPTS ON A LAKE, GETTING AIRBORNE AT LEAST ONCE PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. ON THE TAKEOFF RUN THAT TERMINATED IN THE ACCIDENT, THE PILOT TURNED INTO AN INLET AFTER GETTING AIRBORNE WITH INSUFFICENT ROOM TO TURN THE AIRCRAFT AROUND. WITNESSES SAID THE ENGINE SOUNDED GOOD. THE AIRCRAFT STARTED A LEFT TURN AND THE NOSE WAS THEN OBSERVED TO FALL THROUGH THE HORIZON WITH THE AIRCRAFT MAKING CONTACT WITH THE WATER IN A NOSE LOW, LEFT WING LOW ATTITUDE. RESCUERS HAD REMOVED BOTH OCCUPANTS FROM THE SUBMERGED AIRCRAFT WITHIN 5-10 MINUTES AFTER THE ACCIDENT. BOTH OCCUPANTS WERE WEARING SEAT BELTS, HOWEVER, THE SHOULDER HARNESSES WERE NOT USED. THE AIRCRAFT WAS BETWEEN 80-250 LBS OVER GROSS WT AT TAKEOFF. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X26671

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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