NTSB Identification: MKC74FGG09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BENSEN B8, registration: N6394

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2220  73/8/12    WINDSOR,MO          BENSEN B8           CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 55 TOTAL
        TIME - 1810                    N6394               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 35 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WINDSOR,MO                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - UNWARRANTED LOW FLYING
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
        REMARKS- PULLED UP SHARPLY TO AVOID TREES,THEN NOSED DWN ABRUPTLY.M/R BLADES DROOPED,HIT PROP & SEPARATED.

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