NTSB Identification: ATL83FKG04
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, December 03, 1982 in HAMPTON, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1983
Aircraft: MOONEY M22, registration: N7728M
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER TAKEOFF THE ACFT CLIMBED TO ABOUT 60-70 FT & THE ENG QUIT. THE ACFT CRASH LANDED OFF THE END OF RWY 24. THE OVERBOARD FLEXIBLE ATMOSPHERIC DRAIN VENT, CONNECTED TO THE FUEL PRESSURIZATION VALVE, WAS FOUND TO BE PLUGGED BY A VERY SMALL PIECE OF FOREIGN MATERIAL THAT HAD THE VENT LINE COMPLETELY BLOCKED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,VENT..BLOCKED(TOTAL)

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