NTSB Identification: LAX81FUQ20
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CHEROKEE II, registration: N3311

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2441   81/5/2  NR.VALYERMO,CA        CHEROKEE II         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 72, 52 TOTAL
        TIME - 1315                    N3311               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 0 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CRYSTAL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         VALYERMO,CA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS - UNDETERMINED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           AIRFRAME - WINGS: SPARS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
        REMARKS- GLIDER PITCHED UP BREAKING TOW ROPE,WINGS SEPD.PRE-EXISTING CRACKS IN WOOD SPARS.

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