NTSB Identification: SEA84LA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25206.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 17, 1984 in EUGENE, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 182D, registration: N8820X
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.
THE PLT ESTIMATED THAT THE ACFT HAD ABOUT 1 HR OF FUEL REMAINING IN THE TANKS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. HOWEVER, AFTER HE HAD FLOWN ABOUT 15 MIN, THE ENG LOST POWER & WOULD NOT RESTART. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE IN A MEADOW ABOUT 2 MI FROM THE ARPT. THE ACFT BARELY CLEARED POWER LINES BEFORE THE PLT MADE A HARD LANDING WHICH BROKE THE NOSE & RIGHT MAIN GEAR. A VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE FUEL TANKS AFTER THE ACCIDENT REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF FUEL.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)
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