Accident American Aviation AA-1 Yankee N5769L, Sunday 20 September 1970
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Date:Sunday 20 September 1970
Time:11:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic AA1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
American Aviation AA-1 Yankee
Owner/operator:Perkiomen Airw
Registration: N5769L
MSN: AA1-0169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Leesport, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
throttle arm at carb improperly safetied. R maginoperative. Spark plugs fouled.

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: NYC71AN040
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB

Revision history:

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