NTSB Identification: CHI80FA051
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUM AMER AA-1A, registration: N7278L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0536   80/7/8    TROY,MI             GRUM AMER AA-1A     CR-  1  0  0  INSTRUCTIONAL             STUDENT, AGE 16, 30 TOTAL
        TIME - 1723                    N7278L              PX-  0  0  0  SOLO                      HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BIG BEAVER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TROY,MI                     LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE INSPECTION OF AIRCRAFT (OWNER-PILOT)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OBSTRUCTED
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: SPARK PLUG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CARBON DEPOSITS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- L FUEL TANK DRAIN PLUGGED,NO CORR MAINT.TWO PLUGS SHORTED.HIT PWR LINES,TREE.GARAGE DMGD.

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