NTSB Identification: MIA85LA118.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28201.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 14, 1985 in ZEPHYRHILLS, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180, registration: N7639P
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 PLT STATED THAT HE EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER & UPON MAKING HIS EMERG LANDING IN A PASTURE, THE ACFT STRUCK FENCE POSTS, SEPARATING THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR. INVESTIGATION OF THE FUEL SYSTEM REVEALED THERE WAS NO FUEL IN THE LEFT TANK & NEGLIGIBLE FUEL IN THE RIGHT TANK.

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 SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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