NTSB Identification: CHI86FER12.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33241.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 06, 1986 in NEW RICHLAND, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235, registration: N9824P
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 AIRCRAFT PERFORMED A FORCED LANDING WHICH RESULTED IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. WATER WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL SYSTEM. WATER WAS ALSO FOUND IN THE UNDERGROUND FUEL SUPPLY USED TO REFUEL THE CROP DUSTER.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MAINTENANCE,SERVICE OF AIRCRAFT/EQUIPMENT..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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