NTSB Identification: MKC88LA055.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36679.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 25, 1988 in SPRINGFIELD, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: CARTER QUICKEE 2, registration: N587TC
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE FLYING A HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT, UNDER EXPERIMENTAL CATEGORY, THE PILOT EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE. AN EMERGENCY LDG WAS MADE ON A HIGHWAY, AND DURING THE LDG ROLL THE ACFT STRUCK SOME MARKER BARRELS, SUFFERING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE PILOT SAID THE ENGINE QUIT DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION, AND POST-FLT INSPECTION CONFIRMED LACK OF FUEL CAUSED THE ENGINE STOPPAGE.

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

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROADWAY/HIGHWAY

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