NTSB Identification: FTW85LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26573.
Accident occurred Friday, October 05, 1984 in ROSENBURG, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N29618
Injuries: 1 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 HAD ALTERED ROUTE OF FLIGHT TWICE TO CIRCUMNAVIGATE IFR WX, FINALLY REVERSING COURSE TO LAND AT AN OVERFLOWN VFR AIRPORT. PLT STATED THAT AS HE HEADED TO THE THE ARPT THE ENGINE COUGHED AND QUIT. PLT SWITCHED TANKS AND TURNED ON BOOST PUMP. ENGINE RAN BRIEFLY AND QUIT AGAIN. PLT EXECUTED A FORCED LANDING IN A SMALL CLEAR SPACE BUT ACFT COLLIDED WITH A DITCH DURING LANDING ROLL AND FLIPPED INVERTED. ACFT FLT MANUAL CAUTIONS AGAINST SUSTAINED USE OF 'HI' BOOST POSITION OF FUEL PUMP, WHICH CAN CAUSE FLOODING AS EVIDENCED BY A SHORT PERIOD OF POWER FOLLOWED BY A POWER LOSS.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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