NTSB Identification: NYC74DHD11
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AMER AVCO AA1-B, registration: N9627L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2493  73/8/19    BRISTOL,PA          AMER AVCO AA1-B     CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 30, 115
        TIME - 1915                    N9627L              PX-  0  0  1  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 2 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - 3M
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BRISTOL,PA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPONTANEOUS-IMPROPER ACTION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
        REMARKS- FIRST FLT FROM R SEAT,LOW ON APCH PLT PULLED THROTTLE INSTEAD OF PUSHING IT.

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