NTSB Identification: ANC84LA097.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24459.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 02, 1984 in IGIUGIG, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260, registration: N4732S
Injuries: 2 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.

DURING FLT, THE PLT HEARD A 'LOUD BANG' & THEN THE ENG LOST POWER. HE TRANSMITTED A MAYDAY CALL & MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON ROLLING TUNDRA. DURING THE LANDING, THE NOSE & LEFT MAIN GEAR FAILED & THE WING & PROP WERE DAMAGED. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE ENG DRIVEN FUEL PUMP HOUSING HAD FAILED. THE PLT DID NOT REMEMBER OPERATING THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP WHEN THE ENG LOST POWER.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,PUMP..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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