NTSB Identification: FTW86LA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31416.
Accident occurred Monday, July 07, 1986 in ZACHERY, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA P-210N, registration: N4UD
Injuries: 1 Minor.
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 EXPERIENCED A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION DURING CRUISE FLIGHT. APPROACH CONTROL VECTORED HIM TO A CLOSER AIRPORT BUT THE AIRCRAFT WAS BEYOND GLIDING DISTANCE AND IT COLLIDED WITH A HOUSE WHICH WAS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. INSPECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT SHOWED NO FUEL IN EITHER TANK. THE FUEL LINES OF #4 AND #6 CYLINDERS WERE FOUND LOOSE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FUEL SYSTEM,LINE FITTING..LOOSE
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:MAINTENANCE..POOR..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL
UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
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