NTSB Identification: MIA88LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36294.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 05, 1988 in VERO BEACH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2608F
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT WHILE INBOUND TO VERO BEACH, HE RAN OUT OF FUEL IN THE LEFT TANK. THE ENGINE QUIT, AND HE WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE ENGINE BEFORE HE CRASHED INTO A GROVE OF TREES.

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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