NTSB Identification: IAD74FIG23
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AMER AVCO AA1, registration: N1012G

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0862  74/4/21    STEVENSVILLE,MD     AMER AVCO AA1       CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             PRIVATE, AGE 33, 81 TOTAL
        TIME - 1240                    N1012G              PX-  0  0  0  SOLO                      HOURS, 24 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BAY BRIDGE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BALTIMORE,MD                STEVENSVILLE,MD
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        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                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT CROSS WIND 068-112 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          190                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- PLT RPTD WIND 15K,GUSTS TO 20K.EXCEEDED MAX DEMONSTRATED X-WIND COMPONENT OF ACFT.

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