NTSB Identification: ATL85LA203.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29131.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 02, 1985 in LEWISBURG, WV
Aircraft: STINSON 108-2, registration: N9818K
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACFT LOST POWER IN CRUISE FLIGHT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. DESCENT WAS BEGUN TO A FIELD FOLLOWED BY ENGINE QUITTING. DURING THE TURN TO FINAL, PILOT SAID, LEFT WING STALLED RESULTING IN HARD LANDING ON LEFT WHEEL AND LEFT WING. LATER, FUEL CAP VENTS WERE FOUND BLOCKED BY MUD DAUBER NESTS.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CAP..BLOCKED(TOTAL)

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,VENT..BLOCKED(TOTAL)

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

AIRCRAFT SERVICE..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,VENT..FOREIGN OBJECT

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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