NTSB Identification: SEA87LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34995.
Accident occurred Monday, September 21, 1987 in LAS VEGAS, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA P210N, registration: N4500K
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON DESCENT FOR LANDING AT 6500 FEET MSL ABOUT 5 MILES FROM THE AIRPORT WHEN A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. AT 5000 FEET AGL THE PILOT LOWERED THE LANDING GEAR AND AT ABOUT 2000 FEET AGL LANDING FLAPS WERE ADDED. THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN 1/2 MILE SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE NOSE GEAR STRUCK ACEMENT BLOCK, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER INVERTED. INVESTIGATION REVEALED A TOTAL OF 3/4 OF A QUART OF FUEL REMAINING ONBOARD THE AIRCRAFT.

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:

GEAR EXTENSION..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LOWERING OF FLAPS..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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