NTSB Identification: DEN86LA015.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29568.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 27, 1985 in STERLING, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA T210NII, registration: N1728U
Injuries: 2 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 INDICATED HE HAD THE ARPT IN SITE WHEN THE ENG FAILED DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE INVESTIGATION REVEA LED THE ENG TACH SHOWED A TOTAL LAPSED TIME OF 4.9 HRS FLOWN ON THIS ONE FUEL LOAD. THE PERFOMANCE CHARTS FOR THIS PARTICULAR FLT INDICATES A MAX FLT TIME OF BETWEEN 4.45 HRS AND 4.8 HRS. THE PLT INDICATED HE SHOULD HAVE ADDED FUEL TO PREVENT THE ACCIDENT FROM HAPPENING.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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