NTSB Identification: DEN85LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27194.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 02, 1985 in YODER, CO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N2112K
Injuries: 3 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.

ENGINE QUIT DURING CRUISE FLIGHT. PILOT MADE FORCED LANDING ON DIRT ROAD DURING WHICH THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE ROAD AND COLLIDED WITH A FENCE POST. FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED NO EVIDENCE OF FUEL EITHER IN THE FUEL TANKS OR AROUND THE ACFT.

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

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

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND





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