NTSB Identification: IAD75FID15
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC1265, registration: N71T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0461   75/3/9  NR.GLOUCESTER,VA      TAYLORCRAFT BC1265  CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 26, 51 TOTAL
        TIME - 1000                    N71T                PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  HOURS, 38 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GLOUCESTER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         GLOUCESTER,VA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: POWERPLANT FAILURE FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT QUARTERING HEAD WIND 293-337 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          320                                                       13
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- ENCTRD DWNDRAFT,APLD PWR,ENG DID NOT RESPOND.GUSTS TO 23K.

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