NTSB Identification: IAD74FIG13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24, registration: N6970P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3427  73/11/13   ALDINO,MD           PIPER PA-24         CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             PRIVATE, AGE 36, 216
        TIME - 1220                    N6970P              PX-  0  0  0  SOLO                      TOTAL HOURS, 3 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ALDINO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALDINO,MD                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR: INADEQUATE TRAINING OF STUDENT
        FACTOR(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE CONTROLS: THROTTLE-POWER LEVER ASSEMBLIES
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIGH VEGETATION
        REMARKS- LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH VERNIER CONTROLLED THROTTLE PLT COULD NOT UNLOCK MECHANISM-THROTTLE FULL.

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