NTSB Identification: ANC81DA040
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ENSTROM F280C, registration: N51732

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0819   81/4/9    ANIAK,AK            ENSTROM F280C       CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 33, 1600
        TIME - 1530                    N51732              PX-  0  0  1  CORP/EXEC                 TOTAL HOURS, 600 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ANIAK
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ANIAK,AK                    FIELD SITE
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPONTANEOUS-IMPROPER ACTION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRFRAME ICE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - VIBRATION,EXCESSIVE
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       32
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- IGN SW INADVERTENTLY TURNED OFF WHEN PLT ATMPTD RELEASE SLING LOAD BECAUSE OF SEVERE VIBRATION.

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