NTSB Identification: OAK72FVG57
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of MONTAGUE AVIAT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N8619W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0450  72/5/15    MONTAGUE,CALIF      PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 60, 5235
        TIME - 0710                    N8619W              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 90 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MONTAGUE-YREKA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MONTAGUE,CALIF              RENO,NEV
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL SELECTOR POSITIONED BETWEEN TANKS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: PASSENGER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- PAX INADVERTENTLY KICKED FUEL SELECTOR OUT OF DETENT BFOR T/O WHILE REACHING TO REAR SEAT.

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