NTSB Identification: OAK72FVA73
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AMER AVCO AA-1, registration: N5947L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0458  72/5/29    LINDSAY,CALIF       AMER AVCO AA-1      CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 23, 153
        TIME - 1725                    N5947L              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 43 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PORTERVILLE,CALIF           LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: OTHER
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - UNWARRANTED LOW FLYING
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ENG QUIT DURING STEEP PULL UP FROM LOW PASS AT FRIENDS HOUSE. HAD TO LND IN ORANGE GROVE.

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