NTSB Identification: IAD74FIG14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: VOLKSPLANE VP-1, registration: N47244

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3835  73/11/23   UNIONTOWN,MD        VOLKSPLANE VP-1     CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1510                    N47244              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 30, 1672 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            2 IN TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WESTMINSTER,MD              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: OTHER
           STALL                                                    IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE CONTROLS: THROTTLE-POWER LEVER ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY INSTALLED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISCONNECTED
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        REMARKS- THROTTLE DISCONNECTED AT CARB WHICH WAS SPRING LOADED TO IDLE.CARB ARM FASTENED WITH NON LOCK NUT.

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