NTSB Identification: BFO88LA015.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35179.
Accident occurred Thursday, January 21, 1988 in DANVILLE, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N210PE
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

ENGINE POWER LOSS OCCURRED WHEN THE ACFT WAS IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN AN OPEN FIELD ABOUT 2 MILES FROM THE AIRPORT. THE INVESTIGATION DISCLOSED LESS THAN 1 GAL OF FUEL IN THE SELECTED RT TANK.

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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