NTSB Identification: MIA70D0016
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BENSEN B-8M, registration: N1074

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1979  69/5/18    BROOKSVILLE,FLA     BENSEN B-8M         CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             STUDENT, AGE 30, 47 TOTAL
        TIME - 1059                    N1074               PX-  0  0  0  TRAINING                  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HERNANDO COUNTY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      85
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          115                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- DOWN WIND TURN AT LOW ALT,PLT LOWERED NOSE TO INCREASE ROTOR SPEED,WIND DRIFTED ACFT INTO TREE.

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