NTSB Identification: FTW89LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38211.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 03, 1988 in TEXARKANA, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210L, registration: N22229
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF ON THIS FLIGHT, THE ENGINE LOST POWER. DURING THE FORCED LANDING, THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED THE TOPS OF TREES AND THEN A DIRT BANK. AFTER THE ACCIDENT, THE FAA WERE NOT ABLE TO FIND ANY FUEL IN THE TANKS. THE PILOT STATED HE HAD NOT VISUALLY CHECKED THE TANKS BEFORE DEPARTURE.

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:

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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