NTSB Identification: CHI83LA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21389.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 27, 1983 in MADEIRA, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260, registration: N6809J
Injuries: 2 Minor,2 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 CRASHED INTO TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE STOPPED OPERATING WHILE APPROACHING AN ARPT. THE ACFT WAS ON A CROSS COUNTRY FLT FROM DAYTON TO CINCINNATI IN VMC WEATHER. THE ACFT WAS INSPECTED AT THE SCENE AND THE ENGINE WAS REMOVED AND TAKEN TO AN FAA REPAIR STATION FOR A TEST RUN. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF A FUEL LEAK AT THE ACCIDENT SCENE. THE ACFT HAD 58 GALLONS ON BOARD DEPARTING DAYTON AND THE FLT HAD ONLY TAKEN 35 MINUTES. WHEN INSPECTED AT THE SCENE THE FUEL MANIFOLD LINE TO THE CARBURETOR WAS DRY. AT THE REPAIR STATION THE ENGINE WAS TEST RUN, IT STARTED IMMEDIATELY AND PASSED THE MALFUNCTIONS RUN IN SPECIFICATION.

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:

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

MISCELLANEOUS..OTHER

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