NTSB Identification: LAX90LAMS1.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45216.
Accident occurred Friday, November 17, 1989 in PACIFIC OCEAN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/13/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA U206E, registration: N9423G
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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

THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON A FERRY FLIGHT ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN FROM SANTA BARBARA TO THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. A ROUTINE POSITION REPORT WAS MADE AT 0846 HRS ON 11/16/89, WHEN THE AIRCRAFT WAS OVER DINTY INTERSECTION AT 8000 FT MSL. NO FURTHER COMMUNICATIONS WERE RECORDED BETWEEN THE AIRCRAFT AND ANY KNOWN GROUND FACILITY. AN ALNOT WAS ISSUED AND SEARCH/RESCUE EFFORTS WERE INITIATED AT THE FLIGHT'S FUEL EXHAUSTION TIME OF 0216 HOURS ON 11/17/89. NO TRACE OF THE AIRCRAFT OR THE PILOT WAS FOUND DURING THE SEARCH.

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

UNDETERMINED.

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