NTSB Identification: FTW86FPA26.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32073.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 23, 1986 in GARLAND, TX
Aircraft: ERICKSON S-1, registration: N22JE
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 INTERNAL LINING IN THE FUEL TANK FLOP TUBE (FUEL PICKUP TUBE FOR INVERTED FLIGHT) DETERIORATED AND BLOCKED THE FULL SCREEN. THE ENG QUIT DUE TO FUEL STARVATION. THE ACFT STRUCK A SHORT POLE FOR AN UNDERGROUND UTILITY LINE DURING THE FORCED LANDING

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

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE..DETERIORATED

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

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION

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

FUEL SYSTEM,SCREEN..BLOCKED(TOTAL)

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