NTSB Identification: ATL85FA230.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29507.
Accident occurred Friday, August 02, 1985 in CHAMBLEE, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 210N, registration: N6419N
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT HAD OBTAINED CHECK OUT IN ACFT PRIOR TO DEPARTURE ON X-CFLT. ABOUT 3.35 HRS INTO FLT CALLED ATL CTR EXP CONCERN ABOUT FUEL. AT THAT TIME ACFT WAS ABOUT 4 MI W OF ROME GA VOR AND ABOUT 15 MI FROM ROME APT. PLT NOR CENTER WERE SURE IF FUEL WAS AVAIL AT ROME AT THAT TIME OF EVENING. PLT WAS TOLD THAT PDK APT WAS ABOUT 40 MI SE. PLT SAID YES. HE HAD INDICATED AT FIRST CONTACT THAT HE HAD ABOUT ONE HOURS FUELD LEFT. ENGINE LOST POWER AND ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES ABOUT 1 1/2 MI SHORT OF RWY ON STRAIGHT IN APPCH.

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

AIRCRAFT SERVICE..MISJUDGED..FBO PERSONNEL

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

REFUELING..REDUCED..FBO PERSONNEL

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:

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,FUEL QUANTITY GAGE..FALSE INDICATION



Contributing Factors

SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

EXPECTANCY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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