NTSB Identification: CHI94LA007.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, October 06, 1993 in ST PAUL, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/07/1994
Aircraft: BOEING 75N1, registration: N81235
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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THE AIRPLANE WAS BEING MANEUVERED OVER A SWAMPY AREA ON A LOCAL FLIGHT. A WITNESS DESCRIBED THE ALTITUDE AS 'EXCEEDINGLY LOW.' AS THE PILOT WAS MAKING A LEFT TURN, THE AIRPLANE DESCENDED AND STRUCK SOME TALL BRUSH WITH THE LEFT WING. THE AIRPLANE THEN CARTWHEELED TO A STOP.

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

FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN PROPER ALTITUDE.

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