NTSB Identification: ATL81FA029
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24, registration: N8647P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3585  80/12/14   NEWPORT NEWS,VA     PIPER PA-24         CR-  2  0  0  INSTRUCTIONAL             ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1617                    N8647P              PX-  2  0  0  DUAL                      35, 4565 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PATRICK HENRY INT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          PORTSMOUTH,VA               RETURN                       NEWPORT NEWS,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: SUBSTANDARD QUALITY CONTROL
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: SELECTOR VALVES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOOSE,PART/FITTING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OBSTRUCTED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- FLASHING IN HOOF MODEL A73V SELECTOR VALVE LODGED IN EXIT PORT.ACFT STRUCK UNMARKED STATIC WIRE.

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