NTSB Identification: LAX85LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27100.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 16, 1984 in OCEANO, CA
Aircraft: BEECH V35B, registration: N137TW
Injuries: 2 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 PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING AFTER A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER DURING THE TAKEOFF CLIMB & THE ACFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. IN A SUBSEQUENT CONVERSATION THE PLT STATED THAT THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS EITHER POSITIONED ON THE LEFT TIP TANK, OR IT WAS POSITIONED IN BETWEEN THE LEFT TIP & LEFT MAIN SELECTION POSITIONS.

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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