NTSB Identification: SEA92LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46813.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 21, 1992 in PROVO, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67819
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.

THE CESSNA 152 HAD FLOWN FOR ABOUT FOURS HOURS SINCE ITS LAST REFUELING WHEN IT SUSTAINED A LOSS OF POWER AND THE STUDENT PILOT ATTEMPTED A FORCED LANDING. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DAMAGED DURING THE FORCED LANDING, AND THE FUEL LINE TO THE CARBURETOR WAS SEPARATED. THE STUDENT PILOT STATED THAT THE FUEL GAUGES HAD INDICATED ABOUT 1/4 TANKS BEFORE THE LOSS OF POWER. NO MECHANICAL DISCREPANCIES TO THE ENGINE WERE NOTED BY FAA INSPECTORS.

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

FUEL EXHAUSTION DUE TO INADEQUATE FUEL SUPPLY. FACTORS INCLUDE A DITCH ENCOUNTERED WHILE LANDING.

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