NTSB Identification: ATL82DA223
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, August 01, 1982 in ALABASTER, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/01/1983
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 680FL, registration: N11GT
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

PRIOR TO THE POST-MAINTENANCE INSPECTION FLIGHT THE PILOT/OWNER, WHO IS A CERTIFICATED A&P MECHANCIC, HAD BEEN CALIBRATING THE FUEL FLOW ON THE RIGHT ENG FUEL INJECTOR PUMP. AN EXTERNAL LINE HAD BEEN CONNECTED TO THE FUEL FLOW TRANSMITTER FITTING OF THE FUEL INJECTOR. PRIOR TO THE TEST FLIGHT THE EXTERNAL LINE WAS REMOVED & THE FUEL FLOW REPLACED. ABOUT 10 MIN AFTER TAKEOFF THE PLT OBSERVED FLAMES FROM 25 TO 15 PSI. THE RIGHT ENG WAS SHUT DOWN & THE PROP FEATHERED. AFTER LANDING THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO TAXI THE ACFT & THE ACFT WAS ABANDONED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE FITTING..IMPROPER

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

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE FITTING..LEAK

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