NTSB Identification: NYC87LA235.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35975.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 16, 1987 in LAKEWOOD, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151, registration: N41994
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.

WHILE RETURNING TO THE ARPT AFT FLYING FOR ABT 30 MINS, THE ENG LOST PWR. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO RESTART THE ENG BY CHECKING THE FUEL TANK GAUGES, CARB HEAT, MAGS, ETC BUT WITH NO SUCCESS. DURING THE FORCED LNDG, THE ACFT WAS STALLED INTO TREES. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL LINES OR CARBURETOR. THE ENG WAS TEST RUN WITHOUT ANY PROBLEMS.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)



Contributing Factors

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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