NTSB Identification: SEA86LA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29351.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Saturday, October 12, 1985 in PANACA, NV
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350, registration: N35533
Injuries: 3 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

A FORCED LANDING ONTO ROUGH TERRAIN WAS MADE DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION.

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:

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

Index for Oct1985 | Index of months