NTSB Identification: MKC86LA131.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33119.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 22, 1986 in GOODLAND, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CHARLES S.HATCHETTE QUICKIE Q2, registration: N162P
Injuries: 1 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 EXPERIENCED A GRADUAL LOSS OF ENGINE POWER DURING CRUISE AND MADE A FORCED LANDING TO A FIELD. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE PLANE HIT A HOLE AND NOSED OVER. EXAMINATION FOUND THAT A FUEL VENT LINE HAD MELTED CLOSED IN THE VICINITY OF THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,VENT..BLOCKED(TOTAL)


Contributing Factors

ACFT/EQUIP,INADEQUATE AIRCRAFT COMPONENT..MANUFACTURER

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