NTSB Identification: DEN85LA145.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30341.
Accident occurred Friday, May 31, 1985 in BYERS, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N759QY
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.
PLT STATED THAT HE WAS 'IN A RUSH TO GET HOME' AFTER HIS EXTENDED TRIP. HE CONTINUED TO STATE 'I WANTED TO GET HOME THATAFTERNOON WITHOUT ANOTHER STOP AND I WANTED THE PERFORMANCE FIGURES TO SHOW ME THAT I COULD.' THE PLT EXECUTED AN EMERG LANDING AFTER THE ENG QUIT IN AN OPEN FIELD. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT STRUCK A METAL FENCE POST. POST CRASH EXAM REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF FUEL ON BOARD THE ACFT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION
FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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