NTSB Identification: SEA94LA160.
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Accident occurred Saturday, April 16, 1994 in YELM, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1995
Aircraft: NEWGARD KITFOX III, registration: N82QU
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE PILOT MADE A FORCED LANDING TO AN OPEN FIELD, AND DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH A FENCE. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT A FUEL LINE BECAME KINKED AND STARVED THE ENGINE OF FUEL.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FUEL STARVATION DUE TO AN INADEQUATELY INSTALLED FUEL LINE.

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