NTSB Identification: LAX88LA181.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36355.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 14, 1988 in CHINO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A-3, registration: N46836
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

DURING A SIGHTSEEING FLIGHT, THE ENGINE SUDDENLY QUIT AND AN EMERGENCY OFF-FIELD LANDING WAS MADE. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE. THE PILOT HAD BEEN OPERATING THE AIRCRAFT OFF OF THE LEFT FUEL TANK. THE LEFT FUEL TANK WAS FOUND EMPTY OF FUEL, THE RIGHT TANK CONTAINED APRX 7 GALLONS. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS OF THE AIRCRAFT.

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

OBJECT..FENCE

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