NTSB Identification: FTW85LA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26253.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 10, 1984 in GRAND CHENIER, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA 441, registration: N441ST
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PILOT TOLD THE CAMERON PARRISH SHERIFF THAT HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND THE AIRCRAFT AT A SMALL AGRICULTURAL LANDING STRIP AFTER ONE OF THE TWO ENGINES QUIT DUE TO FUEL STARVATION. THE PILOT STATED THAT THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE AIRCRAFT EXCEPT THAT IT WAS OUT OF FUEL. THE SHERIFF PLACED BOTH OCCUPANTS OF THE AIRCRAFT UNDER ARREST FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE





Contributing Factors

STOLEN AIRCRAFT/UNAUTHORIZED USE

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