NTSB Identification: NYC77FNE19
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CASSUTT 3, registration: N164

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1239  77/5/21    GARDNER,MA          CASSUTT 3           CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 56, 2802
        TIME - 0930                    N164                PX-  0  0  0  EXPERIMENTATION           TOTAL HOURS, 2 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GARDNER MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GARDNER,MA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: POOR/INADEQUATE DESIGN
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE CONTROLS: THROTTLE-POWER LEVER ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISCONNECTED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- VENTURI SLIDE CONTROL ROD WORKED FREE THROTTLE BECAME INEFFECTIVE.

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