NTSB Identification: FTW81FRG08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: MITSUBISHI MU-2J, registration: N44MR

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3557  80/11/30 NR.PORT ARANSAS,TX    MITSUBISHI MU-2J    CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 10500
        TIME - 1430                    N44MR               PX-  0  4  2  CORP/EXEC                 TOTAL HOURS, 625 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MUSTANG BEACH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BROWNSVILLE,TX              ATLANTA,GA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: PROPELLER                       IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: BLADES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CORRODED/CORROSION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: MOUNT AND VIBRATION ISOLATORS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- WND GUSTS 24KTS. PROP BLADE FAILED DUE TO FATIGUE, ORIGINATING AT STRESS CORROSION CRACK.

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