NTSB Identification: ATL90LA185.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42263.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 30, 1990 in WHITE PLAINS, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N6523X
Injuries: 4 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.

DURING NORMAL CRUISE FLIGHT, THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HIS ENGINE QUIT. WHILE ATTEMPTING A RESTART, HE COULD OBTAIN NO FUEL PRESSURE INDICATIONS. HE FORCED LANDED THE AIRPLANE IN A FIELD AND IT NOSED OVER ON THE ROUGH TERRAIN. HE REPORTED THAT BOTH FUEL TANKS WERE ABOUT HALF FULL AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. AN EXAMINATION OF THE AIRPLANE AFTER THE ACCIDENT DID NOT REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE OF ENGINE MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE. AN EXAMINATION OF THE FUEL SYSTEM REVEALED THAT THE AUXILIARY FUEL PUMP CIRCUIT BREAKER WOULD NOT VISUALLY INDICATE TRIPPED WHEN IN FACT THE BREAKER WAS TRIPPED.

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

THE FUEL STARVATION TO THE ENGINE FOR UNDERTERMINED REASONS.

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