NTSB Identification: MIA99LA124.
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Accident occurred Monday, April 12, 1999 in WIMAUMA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/19/2001
Aircraft: Bean WHITMAN W-10, registration: N173RS
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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The pilot was in cruise flight when the airframe experienced a vibration of undetermined origin. The pilot made a forced landing to an open field and collided with a previously observed ditch, and the airplane nosed over coming to rest inverted.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The pilot's failure to maintain a visual lookout during a forced landing resulting in an in-flight collision with a ditch and subsequent nose over.

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