NTSB Identification: SEA86LA226.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32222.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 27, 1986 in KELSO, WA
Aircraft: HEGSTED S16B, registration: N10LH
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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 STUDENT PILOT WAS ON FINAL WHEN THE ENGINE CEASED OPERATING. A FORCED LANDING WAS ACCOMPLISHED WITH TOUCHDOWN BEING ABOUT 100 YARDS SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. A HARD LANDING WAS MADE WITH THE AIRCRAFT COMING TO REST INVERTED. THE NEEDLE VALVE TO THE CARBURETOR WAS FOUND TO HAVE BACKED OUT 1/2' WITH NO SAFETY WIRING PRESENT.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..INOPERATIVE

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

MAINTENANCE..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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