NTSB Identification: LAX85LA339.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29795.
Accident occurred Monday, July 22, 1985 in KAHULUI, HI
Aircraft: CESSNA 310D, registration: N6740T
Injuries: 1 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.

ON JULY 22, 1985, A CESSNA 3100, N6740T EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF ENGINE POWER WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH TO THE KAHULUI ARPT IN MAUI, HAWAII. THE AC SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE AND THE PLT RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. THE AC HAS A FUEL CAPACITY OF 90 GAL USEABLE. THE OWNER ESTIMATED 22 GALLONS OF FUEL WAS USED PER HOUR. THE AC WAS REFUELED ON JUNE 21, 1985. FROM JUNE 21 TO JULY 22, THE AC FLEW A TOTAL OF 3.4 HRS OR ABOUT 78 GALLONS WHICH LEFT APPROX 15.2 GALLONS OF FUEL REMAINING. BETWEEN THESE DATES THE AC HAD ENGINE PROBLEMS AND HAD USED FUEL FOR AN ABORTED TAKEOFF AND THREE SUBSEQUENT ENGINE GROUND RUN-UPS. HE HOBBS METER READING AT THE END OF MAINTENANCE WAS 116.6 HRS AND THE METER READING AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS 118.5 HRS.

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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