NTSB Identification: SEA88LA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36458.
Accident occurred Friday, June 24, 1988 in BEND, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210G, registration: N5923F
Injuries: 3 Serious.

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

ON ARRIVAL IN AREA OF PLANNED FUEL STOP, PAX DID NOT FEEL WELL. PLT DETERMINED THAT ADEQUATE FUEL REMAINED TO CONTINUE TO FINAL DESTINATION. HOWEVER, EXHAUSTION OCCURRED 8 MILES SHORT OF DESTINATION. PLT DIVERTED FROM INITIAL FORCED LNDG SITE (ROAD) DUE OBSTRUCTIONS AND COLLIDED WITH TREES SHORT OF AN OPEN FIELD.

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

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

PRESSURE INDUCED BY OTHERS..PASSENGER

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