NTSB Identification: NYC78FA004
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: WACO UPF-7, registration: N32140

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3831  77/10/29   PALMYRA,NY          WACO UPF-7          CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 49, 320
        TIME - 1255                    N32140              PX-  1  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 50 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PALMYRA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WILLIAMSON,NY               PALMYRA,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: PROPELLER                       IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           STALL: SPIN                                              IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: BLADES
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  PROP/ENGINE VIBRATION
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- 13 IN OF PROPELLER BLADE SEPARATED DUE METAL FATIGUE.

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