NTSB Identification: MIA97LA132.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, April 09, 1997 in BUSHNELL, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/05/1997
Aircraft: Ercoupe (Eng & Research Corp.) 415-C, registration: N3263H
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The pilot stated he was 'little too low' and 'misjudged sink rate' while on final approach to landing. The nose gear collided with a barbed wire fence and the airplane collided with the ground.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain a visual lookout and altitu de while on final approach to landing resulting in an in-flight collision with a fence and subsequent collision with terrain.

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