NTSB Identification: ATL86LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30299.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 16, 1986 in LAKE LURE, NC
Aircraft: BEECH V35B, registration: N11JK
Injuries: 1 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 PLT CONTACTED APPROACH CONTROL FOR VFR STAGING TO AIRPORT AND RADAR SERVICE. THE PLT LATER INDICATED A FORCED LANDING WAS NECESSARY DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE PLT CALCULATED FULL FUEL TANKS FOR FLT BUT FAILED TO RECALL TWO LOCAL FLIGHTS THAT WERE MADE WITHOUT REFUELING AND TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION STRONG HEADWINDS.

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

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

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

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




Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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