NTSB Identification: SEA83LA017
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, November 07, 1982 in EVERETT, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1983
Aircraft: FROEHLICH M-II, registration: N33RF
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.

PILOT ACTING AS SAFETY PILOT FOR A FRIEND IN FORMATION UNDER THE HOOD IN ANOTHER AIRCRAFT. HE NOTICED HIS FUEL WAS LOW, CALLED HIS FRIEND AND HEADED FOR HOME. WHEN HIS ENGINE QUIT 2 MILES FROM PAINE FIELD HE DITCHED. THE AIRCRAFT SANK AND WAS NOT RECOVERED.

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..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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