NTSB Identification: DEN82FA075
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, April 30, 1982 in WHEATLAND, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/30/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250, registration: N6695P
Injuries: 1 Fatal,3 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 STRUCK A TREE APPROXIMATELY 1/2 MI FROM THE APPROACH END OF RWY 08. NO FUEL WAS ON BOARD THE ACFT. THE GEAR WERE DOWN & THE FLAPS WERE IN THE 10 DEG POSITION.

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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