NTSB Identification: CHI83LA151.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20340.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 26, 1983 in COLUMBUS, OH
Aircraft: Beech A-36, registration: N7464N
Injuries: 3 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 AIRCRAFT LANDED IN A FIELD ABOUT 1 MILE FROM THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY AFTER ENGINE STOPPAGE DURING FINAL APPROACH. NO MALFUNCTION OF THE ENGINE WAS FOUND DURING EXAMINATION. THE PILOT STATED HE HAD FLOWN ABOUT 3 HRS AND 20 MINUTES. THE HOBBS METER TOTALED 4 AND 3 TENTHS HRS. THE FUEL SELECTOR HAD BEEN SECURED PRIOR TO ACFT EXAMINATION. THE LEFT TANK CONTAINED LESS THAN 2 GALLONS. THE RIGHT TANK HAD APPROXIMATELY 15 GALLONS REMAINING.

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

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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