NTSB Identification: MKC84LA163.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25925.
Accident occurred Friday, June 08, 1984 in CARLISLE, AR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235, registration: N6704Z
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.

A TTL LOSS OF PWR OCCURRED DURING THE SECOND SWATH RUN. PLT MADE FORCED LANDING IN A RICE FIELD CONTAINING APRX 6 TO 7 INCHES OF WATER AT WHICH TIME THE ACFT NOSED OVER. PLT STATED WATER WAS FOUND IN THE CARBURETOR AFTER THE ACCIDENT. ACFT WAS FUELED BEFORE THIS FLT FROM THE OPERATOR'S FUEL STORAGE TANK.

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..CONTAMINATION




Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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