NTSB Identification: FTW84LA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24139.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 22, 1983 in TRUTH OR CONS, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N7400E
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 PLT REPORTED THAT WHILE THE ACFT WAS CRUISING AT 10,500 FT MSL, THE ENG LOST POWER & HE WAS UNABLE TO RESTART IT. DURING AN EMERGENCY LANDING, THE NOSE GEAR HIT A ROCK & COLLAPSED. THE ACFT WAS CHECKED, BUT THE ENG COULD NOT BE STARTED, WHEN 1ST ATTEMPTED, AND EVIDENCE OF FUEL BLOCKAGE WAS NOTED. THE ENG DRIVEN FUEL PUMP WAS REMOVED & BENCH CHECKED & FOUND TO BE NORMAL. IT WAS REINSTALLED, AND SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ENG WAS STARTED & OPERATED NORMALLY. THE CAUSE FOR THE TEMPORARY FUEL BLOCKAGE COULD NOT BE DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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