NTSB Identification: ATL83LA227.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21612.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 11, 1983 in FLORALA, AL
Aircraft: Aero Commander CALLAIR A-9, registration: N7284V
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 PLT REPORTED THAT DURING TAKEOFF, THE ENG BEGAN TO LOSE POWER AT THE EDGE OF THE ARPT. HE NOTED THAT FUEL PRESSURE WAS LOST & REPORTED THAT HE WAS UNABLE TO REGAIN THE PRESSURE WITH THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP. HE SWITCHED THE FUEL SELECTOR TO THE FULLEST TANK, BUT A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED. DURING THE RESULTING FORCED LANDING, THE ACFT HIT 2 POWER LINES & SEVERAL TREES BEFORE CONTACTING THE GROUND. AN EXAM OF THE FUEL SYSTEM REVEALED THERE WAS AN OBSTRUCTION OF SOME KIND AT THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP. HOWEVER, THE MATERIAL THAT OBSTRUCTED THE FUEL WAS NOT RECOVERED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,PUMP..BLOCKED(TOTAL)

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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