NTSB Identification: ATL85LA167.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28211.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 19, 1985 in FAYETTEVILLE, GA
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N98164
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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF WITH A LOW FUEL STATE, THE PLT PULLED THE ACFT INTO A STEEP CLIMB. A PWR LOSS WAS EXPERIENCED AND THE ACFT REPORTEDLY STALLED AND SPUN INTO A POND ON THE PVT GRASS AIRSTRIP. TEN POUNDS OF FUEL WERE DRAINED FROM THE ACFT AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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

PULL-UP..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY..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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