NTSB Identification: FTW85LA206.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29227.
Accident occurred Monday, April 29, 1985 in EL PASO, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N4050W
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 ACFT CONTACTED TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING ON A GOLF COURSE. THE PLT'S COMPANY HAD JUST COMPLETED AN OVERHAUL ON THE ENG WHICH QUIT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF WHEN THE PLT TURNED OFF THE ELECTRIC BOOST PUMP. EXAMINATION OF THE ENG'S FUEL SYSTEM REVEALED A BURNED OUT FUSE IN THE FUEL BOOST PUMP. THE PLT SUSPECTED WATER CONTAMINATION IN THE FUEL AS THE ACFT WAS WASHED JUST PRIOR TO THIS FLT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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