NTSB Identification: SEA88LA145.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36463.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 06, 1988 in HALLEY, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: BEECH K-35, registration: N3PH
Injuries: 2 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.

ENGINE PWR LOSS OCCURRED APPROACHING DESTINATON ABOUT 2000 FT AGL. PLT SWITCHED FUEL AND ATTEMPTED RESTART BUT FAILED TO UTILIZE PROPER PROCEDURES. ACFT COLLIDED WITH WIRE FENCE HIDDEN IN TALL VEGETATION ON CHOSEN FORCED LNDG SITE. INVESTIGATION REVEALED LEFT FUEL TANK, IN OPERATION AT PWR LOSS, WAS BELOW USABLE LEVEL. RIGHT TANK LEVEL WAS FOUND NEAR UNUSABLE FUEL LEVEL. AUX TANKS WERE NEAR FULL.

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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