NTSB Identification: FTW74FRG35
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AMER AVCO AA-1A, registration: N6426L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3500  73/11/21   BROWNSVILLE,TEX     AMER AVCO AA-1A     CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 41, 600
        TIME - 2006                    N6426L              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 40 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BROWNSVILLE INTL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALICE,TEX                   BROWNSVILLE,TEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- R FUEL EMPTY,L 4 GAL.PLT MADE 360 DEG L TURN PWR APPLIED ENG DIDNT RESPOND.UNDERSHOT RWY HIT DITCH

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