NTSB Identification: LAX71AL024
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N2947K

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2387   70/11/7   HNTNGTN BCH,CALIF   LUSCOMBE 8A         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 23, 270
        TIME - 1347                    N2947K              PX-  1  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 143 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          SANTA MONICA,CALIF          CARLSBAD,CALIF               HNTNGTN BCH,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: OTHER
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: MAGNETOS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOOSE,PART/FITTING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - BOGUS PART
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - UNWARRANTED LOW FLYING
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        REMARKS- P-LEAD AT MAGS FOUND TO SHRT OUT FIRING.ACFT OBS LOW ALT OVER OCEAN,ENG SPUTTERED,HIT BEACH L BANK

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