Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Vero Beach Airport

Vero Beach, Florida 32960
Monday, June 18, 1984 14:59 EDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE ACFT RAN OUT OF FUEL & LANDED JUST SHORT OF THE RWY. HE SAID THAT THE ACFT IMPACTED PALMETTOS ON THE RWY EXTENSION & THE NOSE GEAR WAS TORN OFF.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date6/18/1984 
Event Day of the WeekMonday 
Time of Event1459 
Event Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time 
Event CityVERO BEACH  
Event StateFLORIDA 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site32960  
Event Date Year1984 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportVERO BEACH  
Event Location Nearest Airport IDVRB  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation24 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1503 Eastern Daylight Time 
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility IDVRB  
Elevation of weather observation facility24 
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observationEDT 
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height2500 
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsScattered 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingNone 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 10 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)29 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)22 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)100 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)14 
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorNot Gusting 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 30 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All-- 
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)746 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information24451 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:15AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN5463T 
NTSB NumberMIA84LA187  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedNone 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCESSNA  
Aircraft Model172E  
Aircraft Series Identifier172E  
Aircraft Serial Number17251363  
Certified Max Gross Weight2200 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last InspectionMar 3 1984 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection27 
Airframe Hours1827 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameRICHARD MAGINN  
Aircraft Owner Street AddressROUTE 1, LOMA ALTA RANCH  
Aircraft Owner CityBLOSSOM  
Aircraft Owner StateTX 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode75416  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name  
Operator Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address  
Operator City  
Operator State  
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateYes - certificate holder 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Personal 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodePNS  
Departure CityPENSACOLA  
Departure StateFL 
Departure Country  
Departure Time930 
Departure Time ZoneEDT 
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport Code  
Destination City  
Destination State  
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightLanding 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:36AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location11  
Runway Length6272 
Runway Width200 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--