NTSB Identification: CHI84LA014.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22896.
Accident occurred Friday, October 07, 1983 in WAUPACA, WI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180, registration: N7695J
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT HAD MADE MISSED APPROACHES AT WAUSAU & MOSINEE. PLT INFORMED ARTC THAT HE HAD A FUEL PROBLEM. WHILE RECEIVING VECTORS TO WAUPACA ARPT THE ENG QUIT & THE ACFT CRASHED INTO TREES. TOTAL TIME OF FLT WAS 4+33. THE RIGHT TANK FUEL FILLER CAP WAS LOOSE & THE SEAL WAS MISSING.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


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