NTSB Identification: MIA74FLA08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47D-1, registration: N6579D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2777   73/8/5    DESTIN,FLA          BELL 47D-1          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 40, 4500
        TIME - 1615                    N6579D              PX-  0  0  2  MAPPING/PHOTO             TOTAL HOURS, 2900 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DESTIN,FLA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: PISTON,PISTON RINGS
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: VALVE ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ACTION,LACK OF
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - SANDY
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- HOLE BURNED THRU TOP OF PISTON,BURNED EXH VALVE.CAUSE NOT DTMND.MECH THOUGHT RESULT OF DETONATION.

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