NTSB Identification: SEA85LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28786.
Accident occurred Friday, July 05, 1985 in MCCALL, ID
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250, registration: N5829P
Injuries: 4 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 ACFT WAS DAMAGED DURING A FORCED LANDING IN A FLD FOLLOWING FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE PLT REPORTED HE DEPARTED YELLOW PINE, ID, WITH THE FUEL GAGES INDICATING 1/2. UPON REACHING AN ALT OF 10,000 FT, THE ENG QUIT DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE RIGHT FUEL TANK WAS THEN SELECTED AND THE ENG WAS RESTARTED. A LANDING WAS MADE AT CASCADE, ID, TO OBTAIN FUEL, HOWEVER, FUEL WAS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE ARPT. TAKEOFF FROM CASCADE WAS MADE WITH THE FUEL GAGE INDICATING 1/4 FULL. AT AN ALT OF 6,500 FT, 3 MILES FROM MCCALL ARPT, THE ENG QUIT ONCE AGAIN DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION AND THE FORCED LANDING RESULTED.

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:

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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