NTSB Identification: LAX86LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30304.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 16, 1986 in UPLAND, CA
Aircraft: GLOBE SWIFT GC-1B, registration: N80561
Injuries: 2 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.

ON FEBRUARY 16, 1986 AT 1515 PST, A SWIFT GC-1B, N80561, COLLIDED WITH TERRAIN AFTER A FORCED LANDING. AFTER T/O AT APPROXIMATELY 400 FEET AGL THE ENGINE BEGAN TO RUN ROUGH AND THE AIRCRAFT WOULD NOT MAINTAIN ALTITUDE. TRAFFIC ON THE RWY PREVENTED AN ON APT LANDING. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED OFF THE APT IN ROUGH TERRAIN. INSPECTION REVEALED FOD IN THE VAPOR RETURN LINE FROM THE FUEL PUMP TO THE FUEL CELL.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,VENT..BLOCKED(TOTAL)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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