NTSB Identification: ATL85LA175.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28005.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 28, 1985 in ATHENS, AL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N8816N
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 LOST PWR WHILE EN ROUTE FROM KENOSHA, WI, TO DECATUR, AL, AND ATTEMPTED A FORCED LANDING ON AN AG STRIP. DURINGTHE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT STRUCK A TRUCK WHICH WAS PARKED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RUNWAY. DURING POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN OR AROUND THE WRECKAGE. THERE WAS ALSO NO EVIDENCE OF ANY FUEL LEAKAGE.

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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