NTSB Identification: ATL81FKW24
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BENSEN B8, registration: N3815

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2112  81/8/22    HIXSON,TN           BENSEN B8           CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 35, 68 TOTAL
        TIME - 0810                    N3815               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DALLAS BAY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HIXSON,TN                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERHEATED
           POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: DETONATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- NR 1 CYLINDER PARTIALLY SEIZED,EVIDENCE OF DETONATION.PLT TURNED DNWIND WITHOUT POWER.

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