NTSB Identification: ATL85FKG07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28100.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 07, 1985 in SYLACAUGA, AL
Aircraft: LETT VARIEZE, registration: N55VE
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT CONTACTED A PICK-UP TRUCK ON A HIGHWAY DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A LOSS OF POWER SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE ACFT DISCLOSED THAT THE FUEL VENT LINE WAS SEVERLY PACKED (BLOCKED) WITH MUD DOBBER MATERIAL.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,VENT..BLOCKED(TOTAL)


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