NTSB Identification: MIA94WA134
Accident occurred Saturday, May 07, 1994 in MUNJACK CAY, Bahamas
Aircraft: BLACKMUN, LARRY KITFOX IV 1200, registration: N31PH
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On May 7, 1994, about 1430 eastern daylight time, a homebuilt float equipped Kitfox IV 1200, N31PH, registered to Larry Blackmun, experienced in flight loss of control and crashed about 100 yards offshore of Munjack Cay, near the Great Abaco Island, Bahamas, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the local flight. The airplane was destroyed and the airline transport-rated pilot was seriously injured. The passenger was fatally injured. The time of departure has not been determined.

According to Bahamian Civil Aviation personnel, the pilot stated that while maneuvering at a low altitude, the airplane stalled, pitched nose down, and impacted the water. The pilot was airlifted to a hospital in Charleston, South Carolina.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of the Bahamas. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Director of Civil Aviation, Bahamas P.O. Box N-975 Nassau, N.P. Bahamas Phone: (809) 327-7117

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Bahamian Government.

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