NTSB Identification: NYC77FNC51
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of PORTER FLYING
Aircraft: CESSNA A185E, registration: N4569F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2506  77/8/29    PATTEN,ME           CESSNA A185E        CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 41, 4160
        TIME - 1030                    N4569F              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 1003 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PEAKED MTN POND
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PATTEN,ME                   SHIN POND,PATTEN,ME
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE,SPEED,AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           WEATHER - HIGH TEMPERATURE
           TERRAIN - OTHER
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      92
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          270                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- 2300FT WATER ROLL,UN OUTCLIMB SURROUNDING TERRAIN.MTN WEST OF POND.FLOAT EQPD.

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