NTSB Identification: ATL81FA078
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of HINSON AIRWAYS
Aircraft: CESSNA 337F, registration: N1407M

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1900  81/5/23    OCEAN CITY,MD       CESSNA 337F         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1340                    N1407M              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            60, 10040 TOTAL HOURS, 83
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OCEAN CITY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          OCEAN CITY,MD               BALTIMORE,MD
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: POWERPLANT FAILURE FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: VALVE ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: SPARK PLUG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-2 ENGINES
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- PAX STATED NOISE FROM REAR ENG NO LONGER HEARD.NO COMPRESSION #5 CYL.ALL SPARK PLUGS WORN.

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