NTSB Identification: ATL83LA056
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, December 09, 1982 in HOLLY SPRINGS, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/09/1983
Aircraft: BEECH A-36, registration: N9115S
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT WAS AT 4,000 FT IN CRUISE FLIGHT WHEN THE ENG FAILED. THE ACFT CRASHED 1/4 MI SHORT OF AN ARPT. THE RIGHT WING BLADDER WAS COMPLETELY TORN IN TWO & THE LEFT WING BLADDER CONTAINED A MINUTE AMOUNT OF FUEL. THERE WAS REPORTEDLY A LOT OF FUEL SPILLAGE AT THE SCENE. THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS IN THE OFF POSITION. THE PLT STATED HE COULD NOT REMEMBER IF HE SWITCHED TANKS OR NOT.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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