NTSB Identification: ATL84LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24922.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 03, 1984 in KENNESAW, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA P210N, registration: N6320W
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 ACFT CRASHED DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER A POWER LOSS. THE PLT STATED DURING A POST ACCIDENT INTERVIEW THAT HE DIDNOT SWITCH TANKS DURING THE POWER LOSS SEQUENCE. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE RIGHT FUEL TANK WAS EMPTY. ABOUT 1/2 OZ OF FUEL WAS DRAINED FROM THE GASCOLATOR AND ABOUT 14 OZ FROM THE RESERVIOR TANK, THE LEFT TANK WAS MEASURED AND FOUND TO CONTAIN ABOUT 29 GAL OF FUEL.

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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