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engine failure

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Age: 43
Weight: 200
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Model: paramania gofly
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October 16, 2012
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As I was cruising at about 250 ft. my engine suddenly shut off. I made a safe landing nearest to the road that I could out of the corn field I was flying over. After getting my equipment home and tearing down the engine I found the problem was a seized crankshaft bearing on the prop side. Engine has around 110hrs on it.

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