NTSB Identification: LAX77FA015
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N5590Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3814  76/12/15 NR.BLYTHE,CA          PIPER PA-23         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 32, UNK/NR
        TIME - 0955                    N5590Y              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, UNK/NR IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BLYTHE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SCOTTSDALE,AZ               FULLERTON,CA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           STALL: SPIRAL                                            LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - LUBRICATING SYSTEM: LINES,HOSES,FITTING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DETERIORATED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXCESSIVE-WEAR/PLAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POORLY PLANNED APPROACH
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- OIL COOLER LINE,L ENG,POOR COND. PLT FLEW PATTERN TOO WIDE FOR SINGLE ENG APCH. GOT BLO VMC.

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