NTSB Identification: CHI73FEC03
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BENSEN B8M, registration: N64808

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0526  72/7/30    TRENTON,MICH        BENSEN B8M          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 45, 30 TOTAL
        TIME - 1745                    N64808              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GROSSE ILLE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TRENTON,MICH                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - EXHAUST SYSTEM: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY INSTALLED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - BOGUS PART
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (OWNER PERSONNEL)
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- PLT INSTALLED NON-CERTIFICATED EXHAUST SYSTEM.FIRST FLT SINCE.LND IN SHALLOW OPEN WATER.

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