NTSB Identification: OAK7MDJA03
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: MURRAYAIR MA-1, registration: N306MA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3941  76/12/16   KEAAU,HI            MURRAYAIR MA-1      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 58,
        TIME - 1437                    N306MA              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   UNK/NR TOTAL HOURS, 19000
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          KURTISTOWN,HI.              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: RETURN TO STRIP
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: BLOWER,IMPELLER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 9999                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
        REMARKS- IMPELLER SHAFT BALL BEARING ASSEMBLIES DISINTEGRATED CAUSING EXCESSIVE PLAY OF IMPELLER SHAFT.

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