NTSB Identification: SEA83LA136.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20686.
Accident occurred Friday, June 03, 1983 in HEPNER, OR
Aircraft: SNOW S2C, registration: N1665S
Injuries: 1 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 SLID SIDEWAYS ON A SLOPING FIELD DURING A FORCED LANDING AND DAMAGED A WING. THE PILOT SAID HE HAD SPRAYED TWO FIELDS AND WAS ENROUTE TO SPRAY ANOTHER WHEN A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE FOUND NO USABLEFUEL IN EITHER FUEL TANK.

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:

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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