NTSB Identification: DEN88LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34632.
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 25, 1987 in BOULDER, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 182RG, registration: N2283T
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 ON A CROSS COUNTRY FLT AT 6000 FT MSL, THE ENG LOST POWER. EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE LEFT FUEL TANK CONTAINED 23 GALLONS WHILE THE RIGHT WAS EMPTY. THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS FOUND ON THE EMPTY TANK. THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED DURING THE EMERGENCY LANDING ON ROUGH UNEVEN TERRAIN.

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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