NTSB Identification: SEA83FYM06.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20831.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 07, 1983 in HERMISTON, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N393AC
Injuries: 2 Serious.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE ACFT STALLED INTO THE GROUND IN A SEMI-CONTROLLED CRASH FORCED LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION.A POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION REVEALED ONLY ONE OUNCE OF FUEL ABOARD THE ACFT. THE ACFT RELEASE FORM FROM BOEING AIRCRAFT TO THE PILOT FOR THE FLT SHOWED 75 GALLONS OF FUEL ON BOARD BEFORE RELEASE. SINCE THAT RELEASE THE ACFT HAD FLOWN 3 FLTSFOR A TOTAL OF 4:44 HOURS. THIS DOES NOT CONSIDER GROUND OPERATION. THIS AVERAGES OUT TO 15.8 GALLONS PER HOUR. THE MANUAL SHOWS 15 GALLONS PER HOUR FOR CRUISE AT 75 PERCENT POWER. THE TWO OCCUPANTS DURING THE CRASH LANDING DID NOT USE THEIR SHOULDER HARNESS AND BOTH RECEIVED SERIOUS INJURIES.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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:FUEL SUPPLY..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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