NTSB Identification: LAX88LA051.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37204.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, November 20, 1987 in HONOLULU, HI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350, registration: N27512
Injuries: 1 Minor,5 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 PILOT ESTIMATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT'S REDUCED FUEL QUANTITY WAS ADEQUATE FOR THE FLIGHT DURING HIS PREFLIGHT INSPECTION. AS THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED FOR THE TRAFFIC PATTERN NEAR THE DESTINATION AIRPORT BOTH ENGINES FAILED. AFTER THE LOSS OF POWER THE PILOT EXECUTED A FORCED LANDING INTO A PARK WITH THE LANDING GEAR NOT FULLY EXTENDED. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE TERRAIN AND SLID INTO A FENCE BEFORE COMING TO A STOP.
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:FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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