Aircraft Incident/Accident Report

Clearwater, Florida 33765
Thursday, February 24, 2000 18:24 EST

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
The pilot entered downwind for landing. Upon turning final, the airplane experienced a total loss of engine power resulting in a forced landing to none suitable terrain and subsequent in-flight collision with trees and terrain. Examination of the engine assembly and accessories revealed a total loss of engine power due to fuel starvation for undetermined reasons.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
A total loss of engine power due to fuel starvation for und etermined reasons. This resulted in a forced landing to none suitable terrain, and a subsequent in-flight collision with trees and terrain.
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date2/24/2000 
Event Day of the WeekThursday 
Time of Event1824 
Event Time ZoneEastern Standard Time 
Event StateFLORIDA 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site33765  
Event Date Year2000 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location Airport  
Event Location Nearest Airport ID  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportUnknown 
Distance from airport in statute miles-- 
Degrees magnetic from airport-- 
Airport Elevation-- 
Weather Briefing CompletenessFull 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1823 Eastern Standard Time 
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility IDPIE  
Elevation of weather observation facility11 
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observationEST 
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height5000 
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsUnknown 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingBroken 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 10 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)23 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)17 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)340 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorNot Gusting 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 30 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All-- 
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)33 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification DateFeb 24 2000 12:00AM 
NTSB Notification Time1940 
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket informationIMAGE 
Date of most recent change to recordDec 12 2000 1:27PM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN64WP 
NTSB NumberMIA00LA094  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedNone 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameNorth American  
Aircraft ModelNA-64  
Aircraft Series IdentifierNA-64  
Aircraft Serial Number64-3018  
Certified Max Gross Weight4470 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last InspectionApr 5 1999 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection70 
Airframe Hours2200 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner Street Address31111 US 19 NORTH  
Aircraft Owner CityPALM HARBOR  
Aircraft Owner StateFL 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode34684  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name  
Operator Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address  
Operator City  
Operator State  
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Personal 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodeBKV  
Departure CityBROOKSVILLE  
Departure StateFL 
Departure Country  
Departure Time1755 
Departure Time ZoneEST 
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport CodeCLW  
Destination City  
Destination State  
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightDescent 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:35AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location0  
Runway Length-- 
Runway Width-- 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--