NTSB Identification: DEN84LA299.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27389.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 25, 1984 in MEXICAN HAT, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA T207A, registration: N75870
Injuries: 4 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.

PLT STATED AFTER ACCIDENT THAT WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH WITH ENG PWR REDUCED FOR LANDING, THE ACFT BEGAN TO DESCEND BELOW THE DESIRED GLIDEPATH. WHEN THE THROTTLE WAS ADVANCED THERE WAS NO ADDED THRUST. AN IN-FLIGHT RESTART WAS UNSUCCESFUL. THE ACFT LANDED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AN COLLIDED WITH A DIRT EMBANKMENT. POST CRASH FUNCTIONAL TEST OF THE ENG REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE THAT WOULD PRECLUDE NORMAL ENG OPERATION. THE ENG DID FAIL WHEN THE MIXTURE CONTROL WAS SET FOR SMOOTH ENG OPERATION, THE BOOST PUMP WAS IN THE OFF POSITION AND THE THROTTLE RAPIDLY ADVANCED FROM A LOW PWR SETTING TO FULL PWR.

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:

MIXTURE..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL BOOST PUMP SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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