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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36544
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Date:06-JAN-1987
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T210N
Owner/operator:Meeco Marinas
Registration: N123LF
C/n / msn: 21062280
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Sherwood, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Morristown, TN (MOR)
Destination airport:Little Rock, AR (LIT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PIC DPTD MORRISTOWN WITH 600# OF CARGO AS PART OF A RND TRIP TO MCALESTER, OKLA. HEADWINDS AT ALT WERE AVG 45 KTS. THE PIC HAD ASKED FOR 60 GAL BEFORE THE DEPARTURE BUT RCVD 59.1. AFT SEVERAL HRS IN CRUISE FLT, THE PIC NOTIFIED MEMPHIS CNTR CTRLR THAT A STOP FOR FUEL IN LITTLE ROCK, ARK WOULD BE NECESSARY BEFORE CONTINUING. THE PIC reported STRONGER HDWNDS THAN FCSTD. WHILE BEING VECTORED BY LIT APPCH TO LND RWY 18 THE PIC reported ENG OUT. A RESTART WAS ATTMPTD BUT THE ACFT WAS UNABLE TO GLIDE TO A NEARBY ARPT. THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS FOUND POSND TO THE LEFT TANK. AN UNDETERMINED AMOUNT OF FUEL WAS IN LEFT TANK, BUT THE RT TANK CONTAINED APPROX 10 GALS OF FUEL. THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF FUEL FOR CONTINUED POWERED flight. THE ACFT ENG WAS RUN IN A TEST CELL WITHOUT PBLMS. THE FUEL SYSTEM WAS FOUND FREE OF CONTAMINATION. NORMALLY THE MOST FULL FUEL TANK IS SELECTED PRIOR TO THE FINAL APPROACH AS PART OF THE PRELANDING CHKLST. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30130


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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