NTSB Identification: MKC83FA032
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, December 04, 1982 in KANSAS CITY, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/04/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 340, registration: N4094L
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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.

THE PLT LISTED A TOTAL FUEL ENDURANCE OF 5+30 ON HIS FLT PLAN & A TOTAL OF 182 GALS AT TAKEOFF ON HIS PLT/OPERATOR ACCIDENT REPORT. THE TOTAL ACFT FUEL CAPACITY IS 162 GALS. THE FLT DEPARTED A 1055. AT 1527 THE PLT RECEIVED DESTINATIONWX OF CEILING INDEFINITE 100 FT SKY OBSCURED VISIBILITY 1/8 MI IN FOG. THE PLT STATED HE UNDERSTOOD THE VISIBILITY AS 18 MI & SHOT AN APPROACH TO JOHNSON COUNTY EXEC ARPT. AT 1532 HE DECLARED A MISSED APCH & ADVISED KANSAS CITY APPROACH HE WAS LOW ON FUEL. HE WAS CLEARED FOR AN APPROACH TO KANSAS CITY INTL ARPT. AT 1541 THE PLT ADVISED THAT BOTH ENGS HAD FAILED. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND ABOUT 1 MI SHORT OFTHE ARPT. THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT THE PLT OBTAINED ENROUTE WX BRIEFINGS FOR WX CONDITIONS AT JOHNSON COUNTY EXEC ARPT. WX OBSERVATIONS AT & AFTER 0754 REPORTED WX BELOW THE LANDING MINIMUM REQUIRED FOR AN INSTRUMENT APCH TO THE ARPT. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF FUEL FOUND IN ANY OF THE ACFT'S FIVE FUEL TANKS.

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

IN-FLIGHT BRIEFING SERVICE..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INFORMATION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

FUEL SUPPLY..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..BELOW APPROACH/LANDING MINIMUMS

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