NTSB Identification: DEN85LA206.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30244.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 30, 1985 in BOULDER, CO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N5430Z
Injuries: 3 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE WAS APPROACHING THE BOULDER MUNICIPAL ARPT, BOULDER, COLORADO, FOR A VFR LANDING WHEN HIS ENGINE FAILED TO DEVELOP SUFFICIENT POWER TO SUSTAIN FLIGHT. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE TO A FARMER'S FIELD. THE ACFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE, HOWEVER, THERE WERE NO INJURIES TO THE OCCUPANTS OF THE ACFT.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..WORN

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

OBJECT..FENCE

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

CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL,LINKAGE..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,ANNUAL INSPECTION..POOR..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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