NTSB Identification: NYC71FNE33
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: KITALINA AFB, registration: N5577

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0497  71/5/20    WATERFORD,CONN      KITALINA AFB        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 52, 1000
        TIME - 1800                    N5577               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 21 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WATERFORD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WILLIMANTIC,CONN            LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: MASTER AND CONNECTING RODS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - BURNED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- NR1 CNCTG ROD BEARING.NO EVID OIL STARV.OVERSHOT 1ST APCH,RPM DROPPED TO 1400.STALLED INTO TREES.

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