NTSB Identification: MKC77FA006
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of EXECUTIVE AIRE
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30B, registration: N8489Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3478  76/11/30   ST LOUIS,MO         PIPER PA-30B        CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0515                    N8489Y              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            AGE 28, 2344 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            375 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WEISS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          DETROIT,MI                  ST LOUIS,MO                  CLEVELAND,OH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL EXHAUSTION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FAILURE OF TWO OR MORE ENGINES
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           POWERPLANT - POWERPLANT-INSTRUMENTS: FUEL QUANTITY GAUGE
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-2 ENGINES
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- SMALL ERROR IN LEFT FUEL GAUGE-CORROSION AND LOOSE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION IN INDICATOR SENSOR.

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