NTSB Identification: MIA86LA036.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29818.
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 27, 1985 in DORADO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-160, registration: N4444P
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 PLT STATED THAT AFTER A BRIEF LOCAL FLIGHT HE WAS RETURNING TO ISLA GRANDE ARPT WHEN HE EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF POWER IN BOTH ENGINES & MADE A FORCED LANDING ON THE BEACH NEAR DORADO PUERTO RICO. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE REVEALED THAT THE TWO MAIN FUEL TANKS WERE EMPTY & THE AUX TANKS CONTAINED ONLY A NEGLIGIBLE AMOUNT OF FUEL.

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 CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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