NTSB Identification: LAX83LA016
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 19, 1982 in SUN CITY, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/19/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250, registration: N4729P
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT MADE A WHEELS UP LANDING ON HAWN AVENUE IN SUN CITY, CA AND ABANDONED THE AIRCRAFT. DURING THE LANDING, BOTH WING TIPS STRUCK SIGN POSTS AND WERE DAMAGED. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE AIRCRAFT AFTER IT HAD CRASHED, BUT ABOUT 650 LBS OF ILLEGAL DRUGS WERE FOUND.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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