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N7691M accident description

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Crash location 43.316667°N, 94.533333°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city Brainerd, MN
46.358022°N, 94.200829°W
210.8 miles away
Tail number N7691M
Accident date 27 Jun 2010
Aircraft type Cessna 175
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot stated that he was attempting a takeoff from Lake Alexandria in choppy water and gusting wind conditions when the left wing of the airplane contacted the water after liftoff. The airplane then impacted in a nose down attitude resulting in substantial damage to the left wing and separation of both floats. The winds at the time of the accident were reported: 290 degrees at 15 knots with gusts of 21 knots. No mechanical anomalies were found with the airplane.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's loss of airplane control while taking off with gusting wind.

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