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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:Final
Date:Friday 12 February 1965
Time:13:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Operator:Jack Adams Aircraft Sales Inc.
Registration: N2940
C/n / msn: J-4
First flight: 1946
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Lake Hefner, OK (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The G-73 Mallard amphibian sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Lake Hefner.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
copilot - improper level off
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTOR:
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: glassy water

Sources:
» NTSB
» Grumman G-73 Mallard / Geoff Goodall


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