Accident Maule M-7-235B N10430,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174031
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Date:Saturday 3 January 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic M6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Maule M-7-235B
Registration: N10430
MSN: 23051C
Total airframe hrs:206 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Fort Lauderdale, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Winterhaven, FL (F57)
Destination airport:Fort Lauderdale, FL
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot stated that the lake was "glassy" and that he lowered full flaps prior to landing. The right float dug into the water at contact with the lake, the airplane tilted forward and the right wing hit the water, before the airplane came to rest inverted. The pilot stated that there was "no" mechanical failures prior to the accident, and he should "not" have used full flaps on glassy water.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control. A factor in this accident was the improper use of full flaps.



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
3 April 1999 N10430 Private 0 Boca Grande, FL sub


Revision history:

21-Feb-2015 21:44 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:36 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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