NTSB Identification: ATL92LA054.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46220.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 03, 1992 in STARR, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/13/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172L, registration: N2862Q
Injuries: 2 Minor,1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT FUEL GAUGE INDICATED A QUARTER OF A TANK REMAINING WHEN THE ENGINE STOPPED PRODUCING POWER. HE SAID HE STALLED THE AIRCRAFT DURING THE EMERGENCY LANDING ATTEMPT. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED THAT BOTH FUEL TANKS WERE EXHAUSTED OF FUEL.

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

THE PILOT'S INADEQUATE PRE-FLIGHT PLANNING.

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