NTSB Identification: LAX82FVG34
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, September 26, 1982 in PLACERVILLE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/26/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N9620T
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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.

PILOT STATES HE WAS DESCENDING FROM 10,000 FEET TO 8,000 FEET WHEN ENGINE QUIT. FURTHER STATED FUEL WAS ABOVE RED ARC-NO STEEP OR SHARP MANEUVERS. NO MENTION OF RATE OF DESCENT OR DECK ANGLE IN DESCENT. FORCED LANDING WAS MADE CIRCLING TO RIGHT-USEABLE FUEL WAS IN THE RIGHT TANK. LANDING GEAR DOWN AND FULL FLAPS FOR LANDING. LANDING WAS HARD COLLAPSING RIGHT MAIN AND NOSE GEAR. FUEL LATER DRAINED WAS TWO TO THREE GALS. FROM BOTH TANKS. LESS THAN ONE FROM LEFT AND LESS THAN 2 FROM RIGHT TANK. AIRCRAFT REMAINED UPRIGHT. PILOT MADE INITIAL DEPARTURE WITH ZERO FUEL INDICATION ON LEFT TANK AND RIGHT TANK 3/4 FULL.

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:

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD


Contributing Factors

GEAR EXTENSION..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LOWERING OF FLAPS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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