NTSB Identification: NYC75FFJ09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: VOLKSPLANE WE-I, registration: N44CL

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2780  74/8/31    CANANDAIGUA,NY      VOLKSPLANE WE-I     CR-  0  1  0  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 52, 2000
        TIME - 1400                    N44CL               PX-  0  0  0  TEST                      TOTAL HOURS, 1 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOPEWELL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CANANDAIGUA,NY              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: CRANKSHAFT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER LEVEL OFF
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- REWORKED BEARING SEIZED.LNDD IN CORN FLD.

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