NTSB Identification: ATL85LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27253.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 15, 1984 in JOHNSON CITY, TN
Aircraft: CESSNA 182C, registration: N8493T
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 AFTER A LOSS OF ENG POWER OCCURRED WHEN THE PLT WAS RETURNING FROM TRANSPORTING SKY DIVERS TO ALTITUDE FOR A JUMP. THE PLT REPORTED HE RAN THE RT FUEL TANK OUT OF FUEL & FAILED TO SWITCH TANKS.

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

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

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