NTSB Identification: MIA86LA045.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29842.
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 18, 1985 in LAKE CITY, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260, registration: N5547J
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 THAT AFTER A FORCED LANDING IN A FIELD DUE TO A STUCK FUEL SELECTOR VALVE, THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS REPAIRED AND A TAKEOFF WAS ATTEMPTED FROM COUNTY ROAD 240. AT AN ALT OF APRX 3 FT THE ENG SPUTTERED & THE PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT, VEERED LEFT & THE RIGHT WING WAS SEVERED WHEN IT STRUCK A FENCE POST.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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