NTSB Identification: FTW85LA296.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29591.
Accident occurred Friday, July 19, 1985 in KILGORE, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA T210M, registration: N761YK
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 WAS TO FERRY THE ACFT FROM MENA, AR, TO JACKSONVILLE, TX. DURING PRE-FLT HE DISCOVERED THE FUEL GAGES WERE INOP AND A VISUAL CHECK OF THE FUEL QUANTITY WAS MADE. THE PLT ESTIMATED SUFFICIENT FUEL REMAINED IN THE TANKS TO COMPLETE THE 50 MINUTE FLT. EN ROUTE, THE PLT RAN THE RIGHT FUEL TANK DRY, THE ENG QUIT AND HE WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE ENG USING THE LEFT FUEL TANK. A GEAR UP FORCED LANDING RESULTED DURING WHICH THE ACFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE FUSELAGE.

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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



Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,FUEL QUANTITY GAGE..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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