NTSB Identification: FTW83LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22144.
Accident occurred Friday, April 29, 1983 in FABENS, TX
Aircraft: QUICKIE Q-2, registration: N82JW
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 PILOT SAID THAT HE WAS FLYING A LOW APRCH TO THE AIRPORT. WHEN HE ADDED POWER TO GO AROUND THE ENGINE FAILED. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE IN A FIELD. THE ACFT IS EQUIPPED WITH A HEADER TANK WHICH FEEDS THE ENGINE AND A MAIN TANK WHICH FEEDS THE HEADER TANK. THE MAIN TANK HAD FUEL IN IT AND THE HEADER TANK WAS EMPTY WHEN THE ENGINE FAILED.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION




Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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