NTSB Identification: ATL82FKM06
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 20, 1982 in GREENSBORO, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/20/1983
Aircraft: Evans Aircraft VP-1, registration: N2260K
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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.

THE ENG QUIT AT ABOUT 100 FT AGL AFTER TAKEOFF. THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND APPROXIMATELY 80 DEG NOSE DOWN. INSPECTION OF THE FUEL STRAINER REVEALED THE SCREEN GASKET BENT DOUBLE WHICH WOULD ALLOW FOREIGN MATTER TO ENTER THE CARBURETOR. THE FIBERGLASS FUEL TANK WAS NEW, WITH 36.9 FLT HOURS.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,STRAINER..BENT

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:

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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