NTSB Identification: CHI78FEP37
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-2, registration: N5163G

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4289  78/5/28  NR.CHIPPEWA FALLS,WI  DEHAVILLAND DHC-2   CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1130                    N5163G              PX-  0  0  8  PARAJUMP-SPORT            AGE 28, 503 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            29 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         CHIPPEWA FALLS,WI            LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXCEEDED DESIGNED STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRFRAME - WINGS: SPARS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- RECOVERING FROM SPIRAL DESCENT THROUGH BREAK IN CLOUDS.BOTH WNGS BUCKLED.8 PAX PARACHUTED.

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