NTSB Identification: CHI82FA223
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, June 21, 1982 in GREENVILLE, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/21/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 337B, registration: N2419S
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.
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.
DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB AFTER A TOUCH & GO, THE REAR ENG STOPPED AT ABOUT 100 TO 200 FT AGL. THE PLT SWITCHED THE FUEL SELECTOR TO RIGHT AUX TANK BUT WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE REAR ENG. AT ABOUT 300 TO 400 FT AGL THE FRONT ENG STOPPED. THE PLT SWITCHED THE FUEL SELECTOR TO THE LEFT AUX TANK BUT THE ENG DID NOT RESPOND. DURING DESCENT THE ACFT STRUCK TELEPHONE CABLES BEFORE LANDING ON A ROAD & SLIDING INTO A CORN FIELD. THE LEFT & RIGHT MAIN TANKS CONTAINED APPROXIMATELY 5 GALS EACH. THE LEFT AUX TANK READ 0, THE RIGHT READ APPROXIMATELY 2 GALS.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FUEL SUPPLY..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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