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N1404X accident description

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Crash location Unknown
Nearest city Sisters, OR
44.290949°N, 121.549212°W
Tail number N1404X
Accident date 29 Sep 1991
Aircraft type Lake LA-250
Additional details: None
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NTSB Probable Cause

IMPROPER PLANNING/DECISION BY THE PILOT(S), AND FAILURE TO ATTAIN SUFFICIENT ALTITUDE TO REMAIN CLEAR OF OBSTRUCTIONS. FACTORS RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WERE: THE PILOT(S) FAILURE TO USE ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY, HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE, RISING TERRAIN AND TREES BEYOND THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY, AND LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH THE GEOGRAPHICAL AREA.

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