NTSB Identification: ATL86LA219.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32241.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 09, 1986 in TIFFIN, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N8470R
Injuries: 2 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.

ABOUT FOUR MINUTES AFTER TAKE-OFF THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A FORCED LANDING IN A CORN FIELD. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT SHOWED WATER AND OTHER CONTAMINATION IN THE FUEL SYSTEM.

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

FUEL SYSTEM..CONTAMINATION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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