NTSB Identification: MIA83LA071.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20669.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 08, 1983 in FT. MYERS, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA T-210, registration: N9561Y
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 NOSED OVER IN A SWAMPY AREA DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING AN ENGINE FAILURE. THE WEATHER WAS VMC AND NO FLTPLAN WAS FILED. THE TWO OCCUPANTS OF THE ACFT RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. THE PILOT INDICATED THAT HE BELIEVED HE HAD ENOUGH FUEL FOR THE CROSS-COUNTRY AND DID NOT CHECK THE FUEL AT HIS ONE ENROUTE STOP. NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES WERE REPORTED.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

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

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:

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

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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