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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198618
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Type:Quicksilver MX II Sprint
Registration: N250AB
MSN: 0137
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bullard, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Bullard, TX
Destination airport:Bullard, TX
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The airline transport pilot stated that a preflight check of the flight controls revealed no anomalies, and he and the passenger taxied the float-equipped airplane from its dock onto the lake for takeoff. The pilot reported that, shortly after takeoff, the flight controls felt abnormal, and he elected to return to the lake for landing. He stated that he could not correct the airplane’s bank angle before touching down, and the airplane landed hard on the water in a right bank. The pilot and passenger egressed, and the airplane subsequently sank. Attempts to locate and retrieve the airplane following the accident were unsuccessful; therefore, no examination of the airplane was performed, and the reason for the pilot’s reported control difficulties could not be determined.
Probable Cause: A loss of airplane control during landing for reasons that could not be determined, because the airplane sank and was not recovered.



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

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19-Aug-2017 13:17 ASN Update Bot Added

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