NTSB Identification: SEA88LA077.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36090.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 13, 1988 in PULLMAN, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: BEECH K-35, registration: N40NL
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.

WHILE ON FINAL FOR THE RUNWAY THE PILOT ADVANCED THE THROTTLE AND THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY ONTO A FIELD, WHERE THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED DURING THE LANDING ROLL. MECHANICS WHO EXAMINED THE AIRCRAFT AFTER THE ACCIDENT DISCOVERED THAT THE ENGINE DRIVEN FUEL PUMP WAS INOPERATIVE AND THAT THE FUEL BOOST PUMP WAS IN THE OFF POSITION.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,PUMP..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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