NTSB Identification: LAX71FUQ69
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BENSEN B-8, registration: N9754

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0788  71/3/18    TEHACHAPI,CALIF     BENSEN B-8          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 30, 575
        TIME - 1500                    N9754               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 0 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOLIDAY HAVEN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TEHACHAPI,CALIF             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION BEYOND EXPERIENCE/ABILITY LEVEL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- ACFT FELL TO GND DURG DWNWND TURN AT LO ALT AND AIRSPEED. PLT SAID ROTOR SPEED BLO 250 RPM.

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