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NTSB Identification: CHI73FEC09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BENSEN HYDRO, registration: N5460
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2373   73/9/1    BELLEVILE LK,MICH   BENSEN HYDRO        CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 22, 167
        TIME - 1300                    N5460               PX-  0  0  0  TEST                      TOTAL HOURS, 17 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WILLOW RUN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          BELLEVILE LK,MICH           LOCAL                        BELLEVILE LK,MICH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: LOW PASS
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        REMARKS- FLOAT EQPD.AT APRX 70FT AGL DSCNDD NEARLY VERTICAL INTO LAKE.ACFT ORIGINALLY GYRO GLIDER ON FLOATS
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