NTSB Identification: CHI84LA265.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24641.
Accident occurred Monday, June 25, 1984 in KANKAKEE, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260, registration: N40712
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.

THE ENG QUIT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF & THE ACFT LANDED IN A BEAN FIELD. THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS FOUND ON THE EMPTY RIGHT MAIN FUEL TANK. THE LEFT MAIN FUEL TANK & TIP TANKS WERE FULL OF FUEL.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

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

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