NTSB Identification: FTW82DA265
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 04, 1982 in DEKALB, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/04/1983
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100, registration: N3780X
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT LOST POWER DURING A LOCAL FLIGHT AND ATTEMPTED A LANDING ON A HIGHWAY. CONTROL WAS LOST AND AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED DOWNWIND. POST ACCIDENT CHECK SHOWED 125 MAG DROP ON BOTH MAGS AND A MAXIMUM STATIC OF 2350.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..DETERIORATED

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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