NTSB Identification: FTW73AF069
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of GIEST-WURZLOW
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N4744U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1011  73/5/10  NR.HOUMA,LA           CESSNA 180          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 31, 3800
        TIME - 1015                    N4744U              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 3500 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LIRRETTE CANAL,LA           HOUMA,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - GLASSY WATER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        REMARKS- DOWNWIND TKOF FROM SHORT CANAL.BECAME AIRBORNE & SETTLED TO WATER.CONT TKOF,JUMPED OVER OBSTACLES.

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