NTSB Identification: CHI73DEI29
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4, registration: N5007L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0557   73/3/1    PEMBERVILLE,OHIO    LAKE LA-4           CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 2116                    N5007L              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 27, 3350 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            50 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          NEWPORT NEWS,VA.            TOLEDO,OHIO                  CHARLOTTESVILLE,VA.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: TANKS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL EXHAUSTION
           TERRAIN - OTHER
        FACTOR(S)
           POWERPLANT - POWERPLANT-INSTRUMENTS: FUEL QUANTITY GAUGE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- WRINKLE IN RUBBER FUEL CELL HELD SENDER UNIT FLOAT IN HIGHEST PSN.PLT AWARE OF INOP GAUGE.HIT TREE

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