NTSB Identification: LAX82FVD20
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 04, 1982 in LIVERMORE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/04/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N6976N
Injuries: 1 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.

APPROXIMATELY 4 TO 5 MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF THE ENG FAILED. THE ACFT STRUCK A FENCE WHILE ATTEMPTING TO RETURN TO THE AIRPORT. THE RIGHT FUEL TANK GAUGE INDICATED 30 GALS & THE RIGHT TANK WAS FOUND EMPTY. THE LEFT FUEL TANK GAUGE INDICATED 10 GALS & IT CONTAINED AN ESTIMATED 4 GALS. THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS ON THE RIGHT TANK.

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:

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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