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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232126
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Type:Aero Adventure Aventura II
Registration: N366RC
MSN: AA2A0125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Putnam County, east of Palatka Municipal Airport (28J), FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:East Palatka, FL
Destination airport:East Palatka, FL
Investigating agency: NTSB
According to the pilot, he took off from a river behind his home and proceeded to a local airport where he lowered the landing gear and performed three touch-and-go landings. The pilot said he was preoccupied during the return flight to the river for a water landing and "forgot" to retract the landing gear for the pontoon-hull landing. At touchdown, the airplane immediately flipped over and came to rest inverted. The fuselage forward of the landing gear sustained substantial damage.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to properly configure the amphibious airplane for a water landing, which resulted in it flipping over.


FAA register:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

15-Jan-2020 00:53 Geno Added
15-Jan-2020 04:26 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Aug-2020 08:00 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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