NTSB Identification: LAX87LA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32263.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 14, 1986 in CHANDLER, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA P210N, registration: N3605P
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.

WHILE THE PLT WAS RECEIVING VECTORS FOR ARRIVAL AT CHANDLER, AZ, THE ENG LOST POWER. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE PLT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ABOUT 1 MI NORTH OF THE ARPT. HE RPRTD THAT HE HAD FILLED THE FUEL TANKS AT CHANDLER & HAD FLOWN TO DURANGO, CO ON 12/5/86. ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT, HE HAD RETURNED TO CHANDLER WITHOUT REFUELING. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED THE FUEL TANKS WERE EMPTY. NO MECHANICAL PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS RPRTD.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..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


Contributing Factors

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED

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