NTSB Identification: FTW85LA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26244.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 25, 1984 in BROWNWOOD, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N2259A
Injuries: 1 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.

A WITNESS WHO IS A PILOT AND AN A&P MECHANIC, STATED THAT HE HEARD THE ENGINE ON N2259A SPUTTERING AS IF IT WAS RUNNING OUT OF FUEL AS IT PASSED OVER HIS HOUSE. THE WITNESS CONTINUED TO STATE THAT SHORTLY AFTER THE AIRCRAFT PASSED, THE PILOT OF N2259A CALLED AND ASKED IF HE COULD HELP MOVE THE AIRCRAFT. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS IN THE 'RIGHT TANK' POSITION AND THE RIGHT FUEL TANK HAD NO FUEL. THE LEFT TANK WAS 3/8 FULL.

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 SUPPLY..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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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