NTSB Identification: CHI73AEA30
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N20644

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0708  73/3/30    LAFAYETTE,IND       CESSNA 172M         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 49, 23 TOTAL
        TIME - 1630                    N20644              PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HALSMER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAFAYETTE,IND               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: INCORRECT FACTORY INSTALLATION
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: VENTS,DRAINS,TANK CAPS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- FUEL TANK CK VALVE INSTLD DWN AND AFT-FLAPPER HINGES AND WEEP HOLES TWRD BTM.FUEL TANK COLLAPSED.

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