NTSB Identification: IAD74FIG01
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AMER AVCO AA1, registration: N5787L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1597   73/7/4    STEVENSVILLE,MD     AMER AVCO AA1       CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 47, 2956
        TIME - 1844                    N5787L              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 132 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - KENTMORR AIRPARK
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          STEVENSVILLE,MD             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DELAYED ACTION IN ABORTING TAKEOFF
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ANTI-ICING/DEICING EQUIPMENT-IMPROPER OPERATION OF/OR FAILED TO USE
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - AIRPORT SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE-AIRPORT FACILITIES
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIGH VEGETATION
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE BRIEFLY NEAR E END OF RWY IMDTLY SETTLED BACK TO GND.CARB HEAT ON,1FT GRASS.

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