NTSB Identification: FTW72AF007
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AEROSTAR 601, registration: N7480S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1364  71/7/22    FORT WORTH,TEX      AEROSTAR 601        CR-  2  0  0  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1305                    N7480S              PX-  0  0  0  TEST                      AGE 35, 2000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            70 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MEACHAM
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FORT WORTH,TEX              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: SPARK PLUG
           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 - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
           SYSTEMS - HYDRAULIC SYSTEM: OTHER
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 2 ENGINES
        REMARKS- ENGS MISFIRED,FOULED PLUGS.PLT FEATH R ENG,GOT BELOW VMC,LOST CTL.HYD PUMP ON R ENG.GR NOT RETRACT

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