NTSB Identification: ATL82FA202
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 18, 1982 in EASTOVER, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/18/1983
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N42098
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AT ABOUT 60 FT AGL THE ENG QUIT. WATER & RUST SEDIMENT WERE FOUND IN THE GASCOLATOR & CARBURETOR.

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION

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

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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