Accident American Aviation AA-1A Trainer N7258L, Tuesday 28 August 1973
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Date:Tuesday 28 August 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic AA1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
American Aviation AA-1A Trainer
Owner/operator:Yuma Marine Aero Club.
Registration: N7258L
MSN: AA1A-0458
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Yuma, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Yuma International Airport, AZ (YUM/KYUM)
Destination airport:Yuma International Airport, AZ (YUM/KYUM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crew declared power loss. Aircraft pitched up,entered steep right bank & spun. Over max gross weight by 64 lbs.
Instructor Pilot was Stanford Anderson, Student Pilot was David H. Manny.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX74AL018
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report




Location: MCAS Yuma, AZ Photo taken sometime in 1974

I took this photo in 1974. Location was a hangar at Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, AZ. While stationed there during 1974-1975 I was a member of the Yuma Marine Aero Club.

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
31-Mar-2011 00:34 Anon. Updated
12-Sep-2018 16:22 Rodger Asai Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2019 17:27 FJSA Updated [Country, Photo]
27-Mar-2019 17:28 harro Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Mar-2019 17:30 harro Updated [Operator]

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