NTSB Identification: FTW81FRJ12
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N3726W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0661  81/4/12    TEXARKANA,AR        PIPER PA-32         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 19, 81 TOTAL
        TIME - 2100                    N3726W              PX-  0  0  1  BUSINESS                  HOURS, 5 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TEXARKANA MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FT WORTH,TX                 TEXARKANA,AR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INATTENTIVE TO FUEL SUPPLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- IAW FLT MANUAL ACFT SHOULD HAVE HAD 20-25GAL FUEL IN L MAIN TANK,FOUND RUPTURED.

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