Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2009 Issue

October 8, 2009, Sims, N.C., Remos Aircraft G-3

The pilot reported flying above a reservoir at 500 feet approximately 30 minutes before sundown. As he completed a 180-degree turn, the sun was in his eyes. He put on a cap to block the sun from his eyes, and as he was adjusting the cap, the aircraft impacted the water.

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