NTSB Identification: CHI92LA184.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47009.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 11, 1992 in EVANSVILLE, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N21906
Injuries: 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.
A SOLO STUDENT PILOT ON A CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT EXPERIENCED POWER LOSS ON FINAL APPROACH TO THE DESTINATION FIELD. HE REPORTED TO TOWER HE WAS RUNNING OUT OF FUEL AND TURNING TO A FORCED LANDING SITE. THE TANKS CONTAINED 3.25 GALLONS OF FUEL; UNUSEABLE FUEL FOR THE AIRPLANE IS 3.5 GALLONS.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S MISJUDGEMENT OF FUEL SUPPLY.
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