NTSB Identification: MIA94LA036.
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Accident occurred Sunday, December 05, 1993 in TUPELO, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/1994
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N2382T
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND FLEW THE AIRPLANE FOR 4 HOURS AND 15 MINUTES AND WAS LOOKING FOR HIS DESTINATION WHEN THE ENGINE LOST POWER. HE EXECUTED A FORCE LANDING TO A ROAD AND STRUCK A SIGN ON LANDING ROLL. THE AIRPLANE WAS INSPECTED AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND THE FUEL TANKS HAD LESS TAHN 2 PINTS OF FUEL.

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

THE PILOT-IN-COMMANDS FAILURE TO MONITOR FUEL CONSUMPTION.

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