NTSB Identification: NYC95LA209.
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Accident occurred Monday, July 31, 1995 in FRANKFORT, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/30/2007
Aircraft: Kolb Company FIRESTAR, registration: NONE
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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On July 31, 1995, at 1800 eastern daylight time, a Kolb Firestar experimental, homebuilt airplane was destroyed when it collided with the ground during takeoff climb near Frankfort, New York. The non-certificated pilot received serious injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local, personal flight. According to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Inspector, the airplane was in the initial climb after takeoff when the pilot executed a right turn. During the turn, the airplane descended and impacted the ground. Postaccident examination by the FAA Inspector revealed no discrepancies with the airplane.

No additional information is available.

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

Inflight collision with the ground for undetermined reasons.

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