NTSB Identification: DEN85LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29113.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 10, 1985 in BULLFROG BASIN, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA U-206, registration: N2187F
Injuries: 3 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 FLYING ON A VFR X-COUNTY FLT WHEN HE ALLOWED THE RT FUEL TANK TO RUN DRY WHICH RESULTED IN ENG STOPPAGE. AFTER SWITCHING FUEL AN ATTEMPTED ENG RESTARTED WAS UNSUCCESFULL. THE SUBSEQUENT FORCED LNG RESULTED IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE ACFT.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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