NTSB Identification: MIA86LA086.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30606.
Accident occurred Friday, February 28, 1986 in KEY BISCAYNE, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 337A, registration: N5394S
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 ACFT HAD BEEN FLOWN FOR APRX 7 HRS AND 15 MINS DURING A FLT FROM CURACAO, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES. NEARING MIAMI, BOTH ENGS FAILED WITHIN A SHORT TIME OF EACH OTHER AND THE PLT PERFORMED A NIGHT DITCHING. THE ACFT WAS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AUX FUEL TANKS. THE PLT STATED THAT THE FUEL SUPPLY OF THE ACFT HAD BEEN EXHAUSTED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FUEL SUPPLY..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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