NTSB Identification: CHI88LA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35119.
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 04, 1987 in SUGAR GROVE, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N5360U
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.

WHILE DESCENDING FOR LANDING THE AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED TOTAL POWER FAILURE DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE ON A ROAD AND ON SHORT FINAL, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES WHICH RAN ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ROAD. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE AIRCRAFT THEN PITCHED NOSE DOWN AND BEFORE HE COULD RECOVER IT COLLIDED WITH A VAN WHICH WAS HIDDEN BY A HIGHWAY OVERPASS EMBANKMENT.

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

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..BRIGHT NIGHT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BRIDGE/OVERPASS


Contributing Factors

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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