Date & Time: Oct 24, 2014 at 1600 LT
Laguna de Tres Palos - Acapulco
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The crew departed Laguna de Tres Palos on a positioning flight to the Acapulco-General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport. During the takeoff procedure, the seaplane started to oscillate from left to right. At a speed of about 45 knots, the crew abandoned the takeoff procedure when the aircraft nosed down, plunged into water and came to rest, inverted and submerged. Both pilots evacuated safely while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Loss of control of the aircraft during a takeoff run from a watery surface due to cross winds.