NTSB Identification: LAX85LA158.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27205.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 28, 1985 in FREMONT, CA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-180, registration: N4363Z
Injuries: 1 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 ACFT CONTACTED A BARBED WIRE FENCE AND ROUGH TERRAIN DURING AN EMERGENCY LANDING FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. THE PLT STATED THAT TWO PWR INTERRUPTIONS OCCURRED DURING THE TAKEOFF BEFORE THE FINAL PWR LOSS AND HE SUSPECTED FUEL CONTAMINATION AS THE PROBLEM.

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

FUEL SYSTEM..UNDETERMINED


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