NTSB Identification: MIA85LA225.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28966.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, August 05, 1985 in LONGWOOD, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 210L, registration: N1752X
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 ACFT WAS 12 MILES OUT & CLEARED FOR A VISUAL APCH WHEN THE PLT REPORTED TOTAL LOSS OF ENG POWER. EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE DISCLOSED ABOUT FOUR FLUID OUNCES OF FUEL REMAINING IN FUEL TANKS. ENTRY ON MAINTENANCE DISCREPANCY SHEET READ 'FUEL GAUGES ARE 100% UNRELIABLE. CHECK TANKS VISUALLY'

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION





Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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