NTSB Identification: SEA85LA015.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26090.
Accident occurred Monday, November 05, 1984 in ELY, NV
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N56234
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.

THE ACFT CRASHED IN A SWAMPY AREA DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER A POWER LOSS. THE PLT SAID HE HAD A RISE IN OIL TEMP ANDWAS CRUISING AT A LOWER ALT TO STABILIZE THE OIL TEMP. THIS NECESSITATED NAVIGATING AROUND SOME MOUNTAINS WHICH INCREASED THE FLT DISTANCE. THE FUEL WAS EXHAUSTED BEFORE REACHING THE EN ROUTE REFUELING STOP. THE PLT ALSO SAID THE FUEL GAGE WAS STUCK.

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

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

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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