Aircraft Accident/Incident Report

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

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 Event Accident
Event Date 2/24/2000
Event Day of the Week Thursday
Time of Event 1824
Event Time Zone Eastern Standard Time
Event State FLORIDA
Event Country --
Zipcode of the event site 33765
Event Date Year 2000
Event Date Month 2
MidAir Collision Indicator No
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 airport Unknown
Distance from airport in statute miles --
Degrees magnetic from airport --
Airport Elevation --
Weather Briefing Completeness Full
Investigator's weather source Weather Observation Facility
Time of the weather observation 1823 Eastern Standard Time
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees) 0
Weather Observation Facility ID PIE
Elevation of weather observation facility 11
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?) 0
Time Zone of the weather observation EST
Lighting Conditions Day
Lowest Ceiling Height 5000
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height 0
Sky/Lowest/Cloud Conditions Unknown
Sky Condition for Lowest Ceiling Broken
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet) 0
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles) 0
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 Indicator Unknown
Wind Speed (knots) 6
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown
Wind Gust Indicator Not Gusting
Wind Gust (knots) 0
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 30
Density Altitude (feet) --
Intensity of Precipitation Unknown
METAR weather report --
Event Highest Injury None
On Ground, Fatal Injuries 0
On Ground, Minor Injuries 0
On Ground, Serious Injuries 0
Injury Total Fatal --
Injury Total Minor --
Injury Total None 1
Injury Total Serious --
Injury Total All --
Investigating Agency NTSB
NTSB Docket Number (internal use) 33
NTSB Notification Source --
NTSB Notification Date Feb 24 2000 12:00AM
NTSB Notification Time 1940
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information IMAGE
Date of most recent change to record Dec 12 2000 1:27PM
User who most recently changed record dbo
Basic weather conditions Visual Meteorological Cond
FAA District Office --

Aircraft Involved

Aircraft #1

Aircraft Registration Number N64WP
NTSB Number MIA00LA094
Missing Aircraft Indicator N
Federal Aviation Reg. Part Part 91: General Aviation
Type of Flight Plan filed None
Flight plan Was Activated? --
Damage Substantial
Aircraft Fire None
Aircraft Explosion None
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full Name North American
Aircraft Model NA-64
Aircraft Series Identifier NA-64
Aircraft Serial Number 64-3018
Certified Max Gross Weight 4470
Aircraft Category Airplane
Aircraft Registration Class U.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 2
Number of Engines 1
Fixed gear or retractable gear Fixed
Aircraft, Type of Last Inspection Annual
Date of Last Inspection Apr 5 1999 12:00AM
Airframe hours since last inspection 70
Airframe Hours 2200
ELT Installed Yes
ELT Activated No
ELT Aided Location of Event Site Unknown
ELT Type --
Aircraft Owner Street Address 31111 US 19 NORTH
Aircraft Owner City PALM HARBOR
Aircraft Owner State FL
Aircraft Owner Country
Aircraft Owner Zipcode 34684
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 certificate None
Other Operator of large aircraft? No
Certified for Part 133 or 137 Operation Unknown
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 Board No
Departure Point Same as Event No
Departure Airport Code BKV
Departure City BROOKSVILLE
Departure State FL
Departure Country
Departure Time 1755
Departure Time Zone EST
Destination Same as Local Flt crash at destination city
Destination Airport Code CLW
Destination City
Destination State
Destination Country
Specific Phase of Flight Descent
Report sent to ICAO? --
Evacuation occurred --
Date of most recent change to record Jan 2 2001 10:35AM
User who most recently changed record dbo
Since inspection or accident --
Event Location Runway Number and Location 0
Runway Length --
Runway Width --
Sight Seeing flight No
Air Medical Flight No
Medical Flight --