NTSB Identification: SEA82FA122
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 21, 1982 in 10 NM E. OF KEN, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T, registration: N33329
Injuries: 1 Fatal,4 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 PLT DECLARED AN EMERGENCY & REPORTED OUT OF FUEL. WHILE APPROACHING A FIELD THE PLT OBSERVED A POWER/TELEPHONE LINE IN HIS FLT PATH & INSTINCTIVELY PULLED THE NOSE UP. ON-SCENE EXAMINATION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF FUEL.

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:

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

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

FUEL SUPPLY..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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