NTSB Identification: ATL85FA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27274.
Accident occurred Monday, December 17, 1984 in BUTLER, KY
Aircraft: CESSNA 337, registration: N53648
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PILOT REPORTED REAR ENG FAILURE FOLLOWED BY FRONT ENGINE. EXAMINATION OF WRECKAGE DISCLOSED THAT FUEL WAS IN RIGHT FUEL SYSTEM, NO FUEL WAS LOCATED IN LEFT INBOARD SYSTEM. WATER WAS FOUND IN BOTH ENGINE FUEL FLOW DIVIDERS. IT WAS NOT DETERMINED IF THE PILOT OPERATED THE CROSSFEED POSITION THROUGHOUT THE FLIGHT.

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

FLUID,FUEL..LACK OF

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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