NTSB Identification: IAD79FIG14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ERCO 415-D, registration: N99291

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3495   79/8/7    CROFTON MEWS,MD     ERCO 415-D          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 34, 51 TOTAL
        TIME - 1940                    N99291              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FREEWAY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          EDGWATER,MD                 LAYTONSVILLE,MD
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: PUMPS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CORRODED/CORROSION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INATTENTIVE TO FUEL SUPPLY
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- FUEL PUMP CORRODED,INOPERATIVE.PLT LNDD IN GRAVEL PIT.GRAVITY-FED NOSE TANK DRY,WING TKS 1/2 FULL.

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