NTSB Identification: MKC83LA013
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, November 05, 1982 in BUCKLIN, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/05/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182D, registration: N7432N
Injuries: 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.

DURING TAKEOFF, THE ENGINE LOST POWER FROM FUEL EXHAUSTION AND THE PILOT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A PLOWED FIELD. WHILE LANDING, THE WHEELS DUG INTO THE SOIL AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE REGULARILY FLEW ANOTHER AIRCRAFT WITH A LARGER FUEL SUPPLY. HE REPORTED THAT HE DID NOT VISUALLY CHECK THE FUEL TANKS BEFORE TAKEOFF SINCE HE THOUGHT THERE WAS AMPLE FUEL.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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