NTSB Identification: SEA86LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29565.
Accident occurred Monday, November 11, 1985 in OVERTON, NV
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N1604U
Injuries: 5 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.

SEVERAL DIVERSIONS HAD BEEN MADE DUE TO ENCOUNTERING AIRFRAME ICING. ONCE THE PILOT REALIZED THAT A LOW FUEL CONDITION EXISTED HE ASKED FOR VECTORS TO THE NEAREST AIRPORT. THE PILOT HAD TO MAKE A FORCED LANDING DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION 1 MILE SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. DURING LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A STOP SIGN AND THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED DUE TO THE ROUGH TERRAIN.

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

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

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS

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