NTSB Identification: CHI94LA051.
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Accident occurred Sunday, December 12, 1993 in JACKSON, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/20/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757FH
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE PRIVATE PILOT AND ONE PASSENGER WERE ON A LOCAL SIGHTSEEING TRIP WHEN THEY EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER. THE PILOT INITIATED A FORCED LANDING ONTO A FIELD. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED UPON LANDING, BUT THE AIRPLANE REMAINED IN AN UPRIGHT POSITION. POSTACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE AIRPLANE REVEALED NO FUEL IN THE FUEL TANKS OR FUEL LINES. IN A STATEMENT MADE TO THE FAA, THE PILOT STATED HE MISCALCULATED THE AIRPLANE'S AMOUNT OF USABLE FUEL.

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

the failure of the pilot to refuel prior to fuel exhaustion.

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