NTSB Identification: CHI84LA166.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24017.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 28, 1984 in CUDAHY, WI
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA5A, registration: N26404
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 ACFT STRUCK A STORAGE SHED WHILE ATTEMPTING TO REACH A GOLF COURSE DURING AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS. THERE WERE NO VISIBLE SIGNS OR ODOR OF FUEL AT THE ACCIDENT SITE. WHEN THE ACFT WAS INSPECTED THE CARBURETOR AND FUEL SUMPS WERE REPORTED AS EMPTY.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

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

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)




Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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