NTSB Identification: MKC79FER52
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38, registration: N4324E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3837   79/7/7    ST.PAUL,MN          PIPER PA-38         CR-  0  1  0  INSTRUCTIONAL             STUDENT, AGE 29, 27 TOTAL
        TIME - 1615                    N4324E              PX-  0  0  0  SOLO                      HOURS, 9 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ST PAUL DOWNTOWN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ST.PAUL,MN                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- FIRST SOLO FLIGHT.COLLIDED W UTILITY POLE & WIRE DRG FORCED LNDG.FUEL SEL PSND TO EMPTY TANK.

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