NTSB Identification: MKC90LA134.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41445.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 16, 1990 in STUTTGART, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/29/1992
Aircraft: WEATHERLY 201-B, registration: N1260W
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE COMMERCIAL PLT SAID THAT WHILE CONDUCTING AN AERIAL APPLICATION OPERATION, A LOSS OF FUEL PRESSURE OCCURRED, FOLLOWED BY A LOSS OF ENGINE POWER. AN EMERGENCY LNDG WAS MADE IN A FARM FIELD, WHICH RESULTED IN SUBSTANTIAL AIRCRAFT DAMAGE. POST-ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE FUEL SYSTEM WAS EMPTY OF USABLE FUEL.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FUEL EXHAUSTION INDUCED POWER LOSS CAUSED BY THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO REFUEL THE AIRPLANE.

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