NTSB Identification: ATL82FID11
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 18, 1982 in LEWISTON, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/18/1983
Aircraft: Volmer Aircraft VJ-22, registration: N2297Z
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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.

PILOT FERRYING AIRCRAFT TO NEW OWNER AND LOST POWER. A HARD FORCED LANDING WAS MADE IN A PASTURE. AIRCRAFT CONTACTED GROUND AT A 30 DEGREE ANGLE WHICH FAILED LANDING GEAR. PILOT HAD ZERO TIME IN THE AIRCRAFT PRIOR TO THIS FLIGHT. OWNER OF AIRCRAFT HAD POWER FAILURE SAME MORNING DUE TO CARB ICE.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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