NTSB Identification: NYC86LA032.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30118.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 09, 1985 in BUTLER, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 210M, registration: N6629B
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 HAD FLOWN TO NEW JERSEY, DROPPED OFF A PASSENGER AND WAS RETURNING TO BUTLER, PA, WHEN A PWR LOSS OCCURRED. THE ENG FAILED ON BASE TO FINAL TO RWY 26 WHEN THE POSITION OF THE MIXTURE WAS CHANGED TO THE RICH POSITION. THE PLT STALLED THE ACFT INTO TREES DURING THE FORCED LANDING. THE ACFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE BUT THERE WAS NO FIRE. THE LEFT WING FUEL SUPPLIES WERE RUPTURED AT THE WING ROOT AND NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE LEFT WING TANK. THE RIGHT WING TANK WAS STILL ATTACHED TO THE AIRFRAME AND THE INTEGRAL FUEL TANK HAD ABOUT 5 GALLONS OF FUEL AND SHOWED NO SIGNS OF CONTAMINATION. FUEL RESERVOIR TANKS FEEDING THE FUEL SELECTOR VALVES HAD NO FUEL.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:STALL..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND
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