NTSB Identification: NYC78FA006
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PORTERFIELD 35W, registration: N19448

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3310  77/11/12   FT DEVENS,MA        PORTERFIELD 35W     CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1607                    N19448              PX-  1  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 50, 1038 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            10 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MOORE ARMY AIRFLD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FT DEVENS,MA                N HAMPTON,NH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           STALL: SPIN                                              TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: PISTON,PISTON RINGS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- PARTS OF PISTON PIN PLUGS FOUND IN ENG.PILOT WAS AWARE OF ENG PROBLEMS PRIOR TO FLT.

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