NTSB Identification: LAX84LA383.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25950.
Accident occurred Friday, July 06, 1984 in MARYSVILLE, CA
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N1419E
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DUE TO A ROUGH RUNNING ENG, WHICH WAS REMEDIED BY APPLYING CARBURETOR HEAT, THE PLT ELECTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP. DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST DURING THE LANDING ROLL AND THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED, DAMAGING THE LEFT LANDING GEAR AND WING. THE PLT REFERRED TO A NEED FOR MORE EXPERIENCE IN TAIL WHEEL EQUIPPED ACFT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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