NTSB Identification: FTW83LA035
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 09, 1982 in MIDLAND, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/09/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N1767X
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 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 ADVISED MIDLAND APPROACH CONTROL THAT HE WAS OUT OF FUEL OVER THE WEST SIDE OF MIDLAND, TX AT 4800 FEET. THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED TO DISAPPEAR FROM THE RADAR APPROXIMATELY 1/4 TO 1/2 MILE NORTH OF THE AIRPORT. THE PILOT STATED HE RAN THE TANKS DRY.
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:IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD
WHEELS UP LANDING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND
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