NTSB Identification: ATL87LA225.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34733.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 26, 1987 in CLANTON, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT-6G, registration: N5557V
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 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.

THE AIRPLANE ENGINE LOSS PWR SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, AND THE PLT TURNED BACK TOWARD THE ARPT. THE AIRPLANE CRASHED APPROX 1200 FT SHORT OF THE RWY IN A CLEARING. THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE HAD DEPARTED THE ARPT WITH THE FUEL SELECTOR IN THE 'OFF' POSITION.

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:

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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