NTSB Identification: FTW85LA274.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28043.
Accident occurred Friday, July 05, 1985 in PORT ARANSAS, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N7589R
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.
THE PLT STATED THE ACFT HAD BEEN PARKED OUTSIDE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN FOR SEVERAL WEEKS PRIOR TO THIS FLT. THE PLT HAD DRAINED A LARGE AMOUNT OF WATER FROM THE FUEL TANKS PRIOR TO FLT AND STATED THE LOSS OF POWER WAS DUE TO WATER WHICH COULD NOT BE DRAINED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLUID,FUEL..WATER
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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