NTSB Identification: MIA84LA110.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24869.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 15, 1984 in WINTER GARDEN, FL
Aircraft: SHARK BI-PLANE, registration: N67SC
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 ACFT CRASHED DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT. THE PLT SAID THE POWER LOSS WAS DUE TO FUEL EXAUSTION. HE STATED THAT WHEN THE TANKS WERE FULL WHEN HE DEPARTED SAVANNAH AND A SIPHON EFFECT MIGHT HAVE BEEN CREATED ACCOUNTINGFOR THE LOSS OF RESERVE.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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