NTSB Identification: IAD05LA139.
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Accident occurred Monday, September 19, 2005 in Broadalbin, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/2006
Aircraft: Hart NONE, registration: NONE
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The unregistered airplane, which was designed and built by the pilot, was the product of about three sets of airplane plans, and was equipped with an automobile engine. About 30 minutes after departure on the accident flight, the engine lost power. The pilot performed a forced landing to treetops, resulting in substantial damage. Examination of the engine revealed no mechanical anomalies.

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

A loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.

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