NTSB Identification: DEN86FTK03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31062.
Accident occurred Monday, June 16, 1986 in BADGER, SD
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6120Z
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER TAKEOFF. THE ACFT WAS LANDED STRAIGHT AHEAD AND ROLLED OUT INTO A STANDING POOL OF WATER 8-10 INCHES DEEP WHERE IT FLIPPED OVER CRUSHING THE CANOPY AND TRAPPING THE PLTS BODY. DURING POST ACC INVEST SEDIMENT WAS FOUND IN THE STRAINER BOWL AND THE CARB FUEL FLOAT CHAMBER. THE AIR FILTER WAS ALSO DIRTY AND NEEDED TO BE CHANGED. NO OTHER DISCREPANCIES WERE NOTED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,STRAINER..CONTAMINATION

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

FUEL SYSTEM,SCREEN..CONTAMINATION

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..CONTAMINATION



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