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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 133495
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:19-FEB-1986
Time:12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic LA4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer
Owner/operator:Worth Financing & Leasing Inc.
Registration: N6221V
MSN: 858
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Auburndale, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:SPG
Destination airport:GIF
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT STATED THAT JUST AFTER PASSING LAKELAND, FL, HIS ENG RPM BEGAN TO FLUCTUATE. HE SELECTED HIS AUX FUEL TANKS BUT THE RPM CONTINUED TO DETERIORATE. HE ELECTED TO MAKE HIS FORCED LANDING ON A SMALL LAKE BUT NOT HAVING ENOUGH ALT TO TURN & LAND INTO THE WIND, LANDED DOWNWIND. UPON TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT FLIPPED OVER & SANK IN APRX 14 FT OF WATER. THE ENG WAS PLACED IN A TEST STAND & IT RAN WITH NO DISCREPANCIES NOTED. DUE TO THE ACFT BEING IMMERSED IN WATER THE POSSIBILITY OF WATER IN THE FUEL OR FUEL CONTAMINATION COULD NOT BE DETERMINED. THEREFORE THE NATURE OF THE ENG MALFUNCTION COULD NOT BE DETERMINED AS DESCRIBED BY THE PLT.

Sources:

https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20001213X32904&AKey=1&RType=HTML&IType=FA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Aug-2020 17:48 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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