Sunday, July 30, 2017

Lake LA-4-200, N747CB: Accident occurred July 29, 2017 at Orlando Executive Airport (KORL), Orange County, Florida

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

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida 

NTSB Identification: ERA17LA264
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 29, 2017 in Orlando, FL
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 July 29, 2017, about 0930 eastern daylight time, a Consolidated Aeronautics Lake LA-4-200, N747CB, was substantially damaged while taxiing, after landing at the Orlando Executive Airport (ORL), Orlando, Florida. The pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the local flight. The airplane was owned and operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91.

According to a Federal Aviation Administration inspector, the pilot was taxiing the airplane to a hangar, when it rolled into a ditch, and sustained substantial damage to its right wing.

The four-seat, low-wing amphibious airplane, was manufactured in 1976. It was powered by a Lycoming IO-360, 180-horsepower engine.

The airplane was retained for further examination.

ORLANDO, Fla. —  Firefighters responded to Orlando Executive Airport Saturday after a plane veered off the runway around 9:30 a.m.

The single-engine plane was taxiing on the runway when it somehow went off course and landed in a retention pond.

Officials said no one was hurt and crews towed the plane out of the water.

The Federal Aviation Administration is involved in the investigation.

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