NTSB Identification: CHI85LA037.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26547.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 03, 1984 in MOORHEAD, MN
Aircraft: KRAGNES ACROSPORT II, registration: N317DK
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.

AFTER 20 MIN FLIGHT, ENGINE LOST POWER DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. PLT EXECUTED FORCED LNDG IN ROUGH FIELD, ACFT NOSED OVER ON CONTACT WITH UNEVEN TERRAIN DURING LNDG ROLL. PLT STATED HE MUST HAVE MEASURED FUEL QUANTITY INCORRECTLY DURING LAST REFUELING. ACFT NOT EQUIPPED WITH FUEL GAGE.

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..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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