NTSB Identification: CHI85LA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27094.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 24, 1984 in ROMEOVILLE, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N1846J
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE EN ROUTE A TTL LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED. THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING THE FORCED LANDING IN AN OPEN FIELD. A FIRE THEN ERUPTED. INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED NO FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS. THE RIGHT WING FUEL TANK WAS FOUND EMPTY AND THE LEFT TANK CONTAINED A SMALL AMOUNT OF FUEL.

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:

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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