NTSB Identification: BFO86FID02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29899.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 27, 1986 in WAKEFIELD, VA
Aircraft: Beech BE65, registration: N1QV
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT LANDED SHORT OF THE RWY AFTER LOSS OF POWER ON BOTH ENGINES. CONTACT WITH A DIRT BANK SHEARED THE LANDING GEAR AND THE ACFT SLID ONTO & DOWN THE RWY FOR ABOUT 436 FT BEFORE STOPPING. THE PLT SAID THE FUEL GAUGES WERE 1/4 ON MAINS AND 1/8 ON AVG TANKS. THE PLT HAD MADE 3 SHORT TRIPS BEFORE THIS FLT WITHOUT REFUELING. DURING POST ACC INVEST NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE LINES OR TANKS. UPON ADDITION OF FUEL BOTH ENGINES RAN NORMALLY.

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:

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

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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