NTSB Identification: NYC86LA240.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32961.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 24, 1986 in ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N9422C
Injuries: 4 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 FLIGHT WAS ON APPROACH FOR LANDING WHEN ENGINE POWER WAS LOST DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN A TIDAL MARSH AND NOSED OVER SLIGHTLY IN THE SOFT MARSH AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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 CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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