NTSB Identification: FTW82DA035
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, January 04, 1982 in ESTANCIA, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/04/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200, registration: N32335
Injuries: 2 Minor.

THE PILOT STATED HE EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE STOPPAGE IN FLIGHT AND ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON A DIRT ROAD. BOTH FUEL TANKS WERE FOUND EMPTY AND A TOTAL OF 3 TO 4 OUNCES OF FUEL WAS DRAINED FROM THE AIRCRAFT FUEL SYSTEM.

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..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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