NTSB Identification: LAX88LA125.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35847.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 13, 1988 in BULLHEAD CITY, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA28R-201T, registration: N694ME
Injuries: 2 Serious,2 Minor.

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

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, THE ENGINE FAILED. DURING THE FORCED LANDING THE AIRCRAFT RAN INTO A ROCK QUARRY. INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT THE FUEL INJECTOR LINES WERE LOOSE AND THAT ONE LINE HAD SEPARATED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,INJECTOR..LOOSE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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