NTSB Identification: MIA85LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26710.
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 21, 1984 in MELBOURNE, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N4949U
Injuries: 3 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 ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED DURING A FORCED LANDING IN A MARSH AREA FOLLOWING FUEL EXHAUSTION. PLT STATED HE HAD FLOWN THIS TRIP SEVERAL TIMES IN A NON-TURBO 210 WITHOUT ANY PROBLEMS. HE CALCULATED ENDURANCE OF 6 HRS FOR THIS FLT. FUEL EXHAUSTION OCCURRED AFTER APRX 5 HRS 10 MINS.

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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