NTSB Identification: CHI83FA080.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22893.
Accident occurred Thursday, January 13, 1983 in GLENVIEW, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N6347W
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING A LONG FINAL APPROACH TO O'HARE INTL ARPT THE ENG QUIT AT 1,900 FT MSL. THE PLT WAS OVER A RESIDENTIAL AREA BUT FOUND A SHORT FIELD IN WHICH TO LAND. THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR SEPARATED & THEN THE LEFT WING SEPARATED. THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS FOUND POSITIONED TO THE EMPTY RIGHT TANK. THE PLT STATED THE ONLY RESTART ACTION HE ATTEMPTED WAS TO MOMENTARILY DEPRESS THE STARTER BUTTON.

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:

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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