NTSB Identification: ATL86FEI08.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33357.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 15, 1986 in CANTON, OH
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD 24R-46, registration: N77670
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 PLT REPORTED THAT HE WAS TAKING OFF AFTER MAKING A TOUCH AND GO LDG; AS HE 'PUSHED (THE) THROTTLE FORWARD ON LIFT-OFF (THE) ENGINE BEGAN TO QUIT'. THE ENGINE SUBSEQUENTLY QUIT ALTOGETHER AT ABOUT 200-300 FEET AGL OVER THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE CARBURETOR BY AN IA MECHANIC INDICATED THAT THE ACCELERATION PUMP JET WAS PARTIALLY BLOCKED. THE AIRPLANE WAS REPORTEDLY FUELED WITH AUTOMOTIVE GAS. THE TEMPERATURE WAS REPORTED TO BE 80 F AT AKRON, OHIO ABOUT 7 MILES FROM THE ACCIDENT SITE. THE ACFT HAD BEEN FLOWN FOR ABOUT 1 HOUR IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..OTHER


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL GRADE..OTHER

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