NTSB Identification: NYC73AN018
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT L-2B, registration: N47120

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1320  72/7/30    NO.ANDOVER,MASS     TAYLORCRAFT L-2B    CR-  2  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1416                    N47120              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 37, 1119 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            17 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAWRENCE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NO.ANDOVER,MASS             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: PROPELLER                       TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           STALL: SPIRAL                                            IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: METAL CAP,BLADE LEADING EDGE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CORRODED/CORROSION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DETERIORATED
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- METAL SHIELDED LEADING EDGE OF PROP BLADE SEPARATED. LOST CTL TRYING TO RET TO FLD.

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