NTSB Identification: NYC75AN018
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BERGER ONE, registration: N76SM

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3016   74/8/6  NR.BAYVILLE,NJ        BERGER ONE          CR-  1  0  0  MISCELLANEOUS             STUDENT, AGE 47, 1 TOTAL
        TIME - 0950                    N76SM               PX-  0  0  0  EXPERIMENTATION           HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAKEHURST,NJ                PARIS,FRANCE
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             IN FLIGHT: OTHER
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS - UNDETERMINED
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: POOR/INADEQUATE DESIGN
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        REMARKS- UNCERTIFICATED,HELIUM FILLED GONDOLA BALLOON.PUFF WHITE VAPOR,BAG COLLAPSED,RAPID DESCENT OBSVD.

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