NTSB Identification: CHI86FA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29786.
Accident occurred Monday, October 07, 1985 in GRAYSLAKE, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA P210N, registration: N3890P
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.

DURING DESCENT THE ENGINE STOPPED RUNNING. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED IN A SOFT FIELD & NOSED OVER. ONLY 4 GALLONS OF FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE LEFT FUEL SYSTEM WITH NO EVIDENCE OF LEAKAGE. THE PILOT ONLY USED THE LEFT SYSTEM DURING THE 2 HOUR FLIGHT. FUEL TANKS WERE REPORTEDLY TOPPED OFF BEFORE FLIGHT.

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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