NTSB Identification: ATL87LA258.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35073.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 13, 1987 in FREMONT, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: BEECH A23-24, registration: N3651Q
Injuries: 3 Minor,3 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 ENG LOST PWR SHORTLY AFTER TKOF. A FORCED LNDG WAS MADE IN A FIELD WHERE THE ACFT IMPACTED A DITCH. POST-CRASH EXAM OF THE ACFT ENGINE REVEALED WATER AND SOLID CONTAMINATION IN THE FUEL INJECTOR SERVO. THE PLT HAD RECENTLY PURCHASED THE ACFT. THE ACFT REPORTEDLY LAST RECEIVED AN ANNUAL INSPECTION 11 MONTHS EARLIER AND ALMOST 7 YRS HAD ELAPSED SINCE THE PREVIOUS ANNUAL INSPECTION. THERE WERE TWO ADULTS AND FOUR CHILDREN ON BOARD.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,INJECTOR..CONTAMINATION

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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