NTSB Identification: LAX83LA183.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21594.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 03, 1983 in HILMAR, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA T310R, registration: N4060C
Injuries: 4 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 LOST POWER ON THE ENGINES. POWER WAS RESTORED ON ONLY ONE ENGINE AND A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING WAS MADE OFF ARPT IN A FIELD OF ALFALFA. THE GEAR WAS NOT EXTENDED PRIOR TO GROUND CONTACT. THE PILOT SAID HE SWITCHED THE FUEL SELECTOR FOR POWER RESTORATION BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL. THE ACFT HAD ABOUT 25 GALLONS OF FUEL ON BOARD AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND NO MALFUNCTION IN THE ACFT SYSTEMS WAS FOUND.

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..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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