NTSB Identification: ATL86LA233.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32097.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 30, 1986 in AKRON, OH
Aircraft: BEECH C35, registration: N5891C
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 STATED THAT ONE TO TWO MINUTES AFTER THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS CHANGED FROM THE RIGHT TO LEFT TANK, THE ENG QUIT. THE AUX PUMP WAS TURNED ON AND FUEL SELECTOR CHANGED BACK TO THE RIGHT TANK. THEN TO AUX TANK THEN BACK TO LEFT TANK. THE ENGINE WOULD NOT RESTART. INSPECTION REVEALED THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS ON THE LEFT TANK WHICH CONTAINED 10 GALLONS OF FUEL. ZERO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE RIGHT TANK AND 20 GALLONS WAS PRESENT IN THE AUX TANK. AIR RESTART PROCEDURE IS TO SELECT FULLEST FUEL TANK, RETARD THE THROTTLE, MIXTURE RICH, AND AUX PUMP ON UNTIL POWER IS REGAINED. THE PLT HAD NOT SELECTED THE FULLEST TANK LONG ENOUGH TO PURGE AIR FROM THE INJECTOR SERVO DURING THE RESTART ATTEMPT.

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:

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

FLIGHT MANUALS..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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