NTSB Identification: FTW85LA281.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28045.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 10, 1985 in ROSHARON, TX
Aircraft: WEATHERLY 201B, registration: N2938W
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 HE FAILED TO SWITCH FUEL SELECTOR TO THE LEFT TANK PRIOR TO TAKEOFF (RIGHT TANK EMPTY). THE ENGINE QUIT ABRUPTLY AT LOW ALTITUDE. PLT SWITCHED TO LEFT TANK BUT COULD NOT REGAIN ENGINE POWER PRIOR TO HARD LANDING IN COTTON FIELD.

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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