NTSB Identification: LAX83FUJ08
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 15, 1982 in PHOENIX, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/15/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA T210M, registration: N761CH
Injuries: 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.

AIRCRAFT LANDED GEAR UP SHORT OF DESTINATION IN OPEN FIELD WHEN FUEL WAS EXHAUSTED. PILOT DID NOT VISUALLY CHECK TANKS BECAUSE A LADDER WAS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE LAST STOP BEFORE ACCIDENT.

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 CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD

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