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NTSB Identification: MKC81FCA01
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38, registration: N6342A
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2250   81/10/1   CHESTERFIELD,MO     PIPER PA-38         CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             STUDENT, AGE 35, 23 TOTAL
        TIME - 1748                    N6342A              PX-  0  0  0  TRAINING                  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SPIRIT ST LOUIS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHESTERFIELD,MO             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INATTENTIVE TO FUEL SUPPLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- PSND FUEL SEL BACK TO EMPTY TNK AFTER ATMTG TO START ENG.STRUCK UTILITY POLE DRG LNDG.
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