NTSB Identification: FTW86LQG16.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31677.
Accident occurred Monday, August 11, 1986 in PLAINVIEW, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-375, registration: N2370X
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 PILOT STATED THAT HE RAN OUT OF FUEL AS HE WAS RETURNING FROM AN AGRICULTURAL APPLICATION FLIGHT. WHILE LANDING IN COTTON ROWS, THE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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