NTSB Identification: CHI80FET18
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PITTS S-1S, registration: N75KS

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0318   80/5/4    FORT WAYNE,IN       PITTS S-1S          CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1842                    N75KS               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 36, 628 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            47 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - VALHALLA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FORT WAYNE,IN               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           SYSTEMS - FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS: ELEVATOR AND ELEVATOR TAB CONTROL SYSTEM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LACK OF LUBRICATION-SPECIFIC PART,NOT SYSTEM
        REMARKS- ELEVATOR PUSH-PULL TUBE FAILED AT ROD END BEARING.ACFT ROLLED INVERTED AFT LIFT-OFF.

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