NTSB Identification: ATL83LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23112.
Accident occurred Friday, February 18, 1983 in STOCKBRIDGE, GA
Aircraft: PIPER J-3C, registration: N88037
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.
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE DURING A FORCED LANDING. THE PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT ENGINE QUIT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE AND FUEL SYSTEM FAILED TO REVEAL ANY DISCREPANCIES OR MALFUNCTIONS. AN EXTERNAL FUEL TANK WAS CONNECTED TO THE ENGINE AND IT STARTED AND RAN NORMALLY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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