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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174031
Last updated: 25 May 2019
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Date:03-JAN-2004
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic M6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Maule M-7-235B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N10430
C/n / msn: 23051C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Fort Lauderdale, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Winterhaven, FL (F57)
Destination airport:Fort Lauderdale, FL
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040218X00199&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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