NTSB Identification: NYC73FGM04
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A, registration: N9911D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1088  72/7/30    BUTLER,PA           PIPER PA-18A        CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 28, 416
        TIME - 1630                    N9911D              PX-  0  0  0  TOWING GLIDERS            TOTAL HOURS, 3 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BUTLER FARM
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BUTLER,PA                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- ENG LOST PWR,PLT RELEASED GLIDER.OVERSHOT CHOSEN FLD.R TANK EMPTY,L TANK FULL.PLT DIDNT CHNG TANKS

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