NTSB Identification: SEA73AS033
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AMER AVCO AA-1B, registration: N9638L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0853  73/5/15    W.YELLOWSTNE,MONT   AMER AVCO AA-1B     CR-  1  0  0  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 23, 300
        TIME - 1000                    N9638L              PX-  1  0  0  FERRY                     TOTAL HOURS, 40 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WEST YELLOWSTONE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          W.YELLOWSTNE,MONT           LIVINGSTON,MONT             UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL                                                    IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      63
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          200                                                       8
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- RECOVERED 5/17/73. DENSITY ALT ABOUT 8500 FT.PLT BELIEVED UNFAMILIAR WITH MTN OPNS.

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