Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Float-equipped Aviat Aircraft A-1B, N71JA: Accident occurred May 26, 2017 in Lake Tomahawk, Oneida County, Wisconsin

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

http://registry.faa.gov/N71JA

NTSB Identification: CEN17LA204
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, May 26, 2017 in Lake Tomahawk, WI
Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B, registration: N71JA
Injuries: 1 Minor.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On May 26, 2017, about 1025 central daylight time, an Aviat Aircraft A-1B, a float-equipped single-engine airplane, N71JA, sustained substantial damage when it nosed-over upon landing on Tomahawk Lake located near Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin. The commercial pilot sustained minor injuries. The airplane was registered to and operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 without a flight plan. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight that departed Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport (RHI), Rhinelander, Wisconsin, about 1000.

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