NTSB Identification: DEN88LA080.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35537.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 20, 1988 in DURANGO, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA TU-206, registration: N9848M
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

WHILE ON A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT THE PLT RAN SHORT OF FUEL AND ALTERED COURSE TO ANOTHER AIRPORT. THE PILOT SAID THE ACFT ENGINE FAILED SHORT OF THE NEW DESTINATION DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE PLT PERFORMED AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN AN OPEN FIELD AND THE ACFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE DURING THE LANDING.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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