NTSB Identification: MIA73DKJ62
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N8402Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4009  73/5/24    FAIRHOPE,ALA        PIPER PA-30         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 51, 611
        TIME - 1740                    N8402Y              PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 31 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FAIRHOPE MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FAIRHOPE,ALA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: RAM AIR ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISCONNECTED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - TOUCH AND GO LANDING
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        REMARKS- L ENG ALT AIR DOOR WORN AND WAS FOUND LYING INSIDE ALT AIR BOX.HIT DRAINAGE DITCH PARALLEL TO RWY.

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