NTSB Identification: SEA84LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23954.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 29, 1984 in SEASIDE, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N7972N
Injuries: 3 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 NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING IN A SOFT FIELD AFTER A LOSS OF POWER. THE PLT SAID THAT WHILE THE ACFT WAS DESCENDING THRU ABOUT 6000 FT MSL, HE RAN THE LEFT FUEL TANK DRY BEFORE SWITCHING TANKS. HIS ATTEMPT TO RESTART THE ENGINE, USING THE RIGHT TANK, WAS UNSUCCESSFUL.

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:

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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