NYC73FIA11
NTSB Identification: NYC73FIA11
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Event occurred Sunday, February 04, 1973 in HARTWOOD, VA
Aircraft: HOWARD DGA15P, registration: N79530

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0026   73/2/4    HARTWOOD,VA         HOWARD DGA15P       CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 49, 1494
        TIME - 1430                    N79530              PX-  0  0  5  PARAJUMP-SPORT            TOTAL HOURS, 205 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HARTWOOD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HARTWOOD,VA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- INCORRECT ENTRY BY MECH IN ACFT LOG BOOK RESULTED IN PILOT CONFUSION AND FUEL MISMANAGEMENT.

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