NTSB Identification: CHI83LA067
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, December 31, 1982 in CASSVILLE, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/31/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N6594N
Injuries: 5 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 PILOT STATED THAT HE REFUELED AT MOBILE BUT DID NOT VISUALLY CHECK THE FUEL TANKS. THE PILOT THOUGHT HE HAD 15 GALLONS OF FUEL REMAINING AT THE TIME THE ENGINE LOSS POWER. FUEL TANKS WERE SWITCHED FROM LEFT TO RIGHT AND HELD ON "HI" BOOST (AUXILIARY BOOST PUMP) FOR A FEW MOMENTS. THE ENGINE DID NOT RESTART. THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED INTO TREESAND CAME TO REST ON THE GROUND BELOW. THE EMERGENCY CHECKLIST FOR ENGINE FAILURES FOR THIS AIRCRAFT STATES THAT THE AUXILIARY FUEL PUMP SHOULD BE PLACED IN THE "ON" POSITION FOR 3-5 SECONDS THEN "OFF". THE "HI" POSITION IS USED ONLY IN THE EVENT OF AN ENGINE-DRIVEN FUEL PUMP FAILURE DURING TAKEOFF OR HIGH POWER OPERATIONS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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