NTSB Identification: LAX86LA308.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31943.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 30, 1986 in HUNTINGTON BCH, CA
Aircraft: TEMCO GC-1B, registration: N2338B
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 STATED THAT HE WAS PUTTING SOME TIME ON THE ENGINE AFTER MAINTENANCE HAD BEEN PERFORMED WHEN THE ENGINE QUIT. HE INITIALLY STATED THAT HE DEPARTED AT 1300 PDT WITH 12 GALLONS OF FUEL ON BOARD. HE LATER STATED THAT HE DEPARTED AT 1400 PDT AND THAT THE ENGINE 'SEEMED STARVED FOR GAS.' DURING A FORCED LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH AN UNOCCUPIED VEHICLE, DAMAGING BOTH THE VEHICLE AND THE AIRCRAFT. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE AIRCRAFT'S FUEL TANK OR FUEL LINES.

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

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

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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