NTSB Identification: FTW83LA293.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23255.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 26, 1983 in MARION, TX
Aircraft: GLOBE GC-1B, registration: N7BL
Injuries: 2 Minor,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 FENCES DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER AN ENGINE FUEL FIRE. THE LEFT EXHAUST PIPE FAILED AND THE MISDIRECTED HEAT BURNED THROUGH A FUEL LINE. THE FUEL IGNITED FILLING THE COCKPIT WITH SMOKE. THE ENGINE QUIT DUE TO FUEL STARVATION AND THE PLT WAS FORCED TO LAND OFF THE ARPT.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE..BURNED

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:

EXHAUST SYSTEM,STACK..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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