NTSB Identification: FTW86LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30966.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 14, 1986 in TULSA, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N9998Y
Injuries: 1 Serious,5 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 PILOT WAS ON AN APPROACH INTO TULSA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WHEN THE ENGINE BEGAN TO SURGE AFTER THE LANDING GEAR HAD BEEN LOWERED. THE PILOT INFORMED THE TOWER HE THOUGHT HE WAS EXPERIENCING FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED 2,000 FEET SHORT OF RUNWAY 17L. THE PILOT HAD NOT VISUALLY CHECKED THE FUEL TANKS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. ON EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE, AFTER THE ACCIDENT, NOTHING MECHANICALLY WRONG COULD BE FOUND WITH THE ENGINE. THERE WAS NO FUEL FOUND IN EITHER OF THE TANKS.

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..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WHEELS UP LANDING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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