NTSB Identification: SEA83LA130.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21068.
Accident occurred Monday, June 20, 1983 in DAYTON, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 337B, registration: N5479S
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 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 PILOT STATED HE WAS DEMONSTRATING A 'STEEP LETDOWN' TO HIS PASSENGER FROM ABOUT 3200 MSL. THE DESCENT WAS WITH FULL FLAPS, LANDING GEAR EXTENDED AND POWER OFF ON BOTH ENGINES. AT ABOUT 1200 MSL THE PILOT LEVELED OFF AND ADDED POWER AND HAD NONE ON THE REAR ENGINE, THEN THE FRONT ENGINE SPUTTERED AND QUIT. BOTH ENGINES WERE BEING FUELED FROM THE AUX FUEL TANKS DURING THE DESCENT. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO RESTART THE FRONT ENGINE WHEN THE ACFT STALLED AND CRASHED. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE LEFT AUX TANK AND THE RIGHT AUX HAD ABOUT 2.5 GALS. THE AUX TANK FUEL PICK-UPS ARE LOCATED AT THE REAR OF THE TANKS.

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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