NTSB Identification: FTW84LA304.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26446.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 07, 1984 in LUBBOCK, TX
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55, registration: N55HT
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE RIGHT ENG LOST POWER & DURING THE APPROACH TO THE ARPT, THE LEFT ENG ALSO LOST POWER. SUBSEQUENTLY, HE MADE A WHEELS UP LANDING IN A COTTON FIELD & THE ACFT WAS DAMAGED. THE PLT INDICATED THAT HE WAS DISTRACTED IN HIS ATTEMPTS TO RESTART THE RIGHT ENG & FAILED TO SWITCH THE FUEL SELECTOR TO ANOTHER TANK. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE LEFT MAIN AS WELL AS THE LEFT & RIGHT AUX TANKS WERE EMPTY. THE RIGHT MAIN TANK CONTAINED 15 GALS OF 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:

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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:

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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