NTSB Identification: MKC85LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26412.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 24, 1984 in NORTH PLATTE, NE
Aircraft: BEECH A36, registration: N1890L
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 STATED THAT HE HAD BEEN USING FUEL FROM THE RT WING FUEL TANK TO COMPENSATE FOR A LATERAL IMBALANCE DURING THE FLT. THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS ON THE RT TANK WHEN THE ENG FAILED. THE PLT SAID HE SWITCHED TANKS AFTER THE ENG FAILED BUT WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE ENG BEFORE IMPACTING THE GND. EXAM OF THE ACFT AFTER THE ACCIDENT REVEALED THAT THERE WAS APPROXIMATELY 10 GALLONS OF FUEL IN THE LEFT FUEL TANK, THE RT TANK WAS EMPTY.

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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