NTSB Identification: LAX84LA269.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24974.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 24, 1984 in MODESTO, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA U206F, registration: N9591G
Injuries: 2 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.

ACFT DEPARTED AT 0950 HRS WITH 55 TO 60 GALS OF FUEL ON BOARD. AT 1219 HRS THE ACFT WAS CRUISING AT 6500 FT WHEN TOTAL POWER LOSS OCCURRED. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A FORCED LANDING ON RWY 28 AT MODESTA CITY ARPT. PILOT WAS UNABLE TO FLY THE ACFT TO THE ARPT AND LANDED HARD ABOUT 300 FT SHORT OF THE RWY. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT DISCLOSED FUEL STAINS TRAILING FROM THE FUEL CAPS TO THE TRAILING EDGES OF THE WINGS. THE FUEL CAPS WERE DETERMINED NOT TO BE SEATING PROPERLYAND ALLOWING FUEL TO SIPHON.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CAP..LOOSE

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

FLUID,FUEL..SIPHONING

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND



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