NTSB Identification: FTW82DA153
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, April 09, 1982 in BARTLESVILLE, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/09/1983
Aircraft: JURCA 3/4 SPITFIRE, registration: N140SF
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DURING INITIAL CLIMB ON THE FIRST FLIGHT OF THE HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT, THE ENGINE FAILED. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED OFF THE AIRPORT AND DEMOLISHED. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE FUEL PUMP DRIVE DESIGNED BY THE BUILDER HAD FAILED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,PUMP..FAILURE,TOTAL

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