NTSB Identification: MKC73FCJ40
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCORPION SINGLE, registration: N5406

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1390  73/5/17  NR.GRAND ISLAND,NEBR  SCORPION SINGLE     CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 31, 297
        TIME - 1845                    N5406               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 32 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GRAND ISLAND,NEB            LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE INSPECTION OF AIRCRAFT (OWNER-PILOT)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: MOUNT AND VIBRATION ISOLATORS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION BEYOND EXPERIENCE/ABILITY LEVEL
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- UPPER ENG MOUNT WALK BEAM 7100-6 RIPPED AND TORN,BREAKS RUSTY.NO FORMAL COPTER TRAIN,SELF TAUGHT.

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