NTSB Identification: CHI93LA004.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47935.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 03, 1992 in MOUNTAIN, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3, registration: N560C
Injuries: 2 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
AN AIRPLANE UNDERGOING RESTORATION WAS PARTLY FILLED WITH FUEL, TEST RUN, TAXIED AND FLOWN. THE OWNER TOOK DELIVERY OF THE AIRPLANE AT THE RESTORATION LOCATION AND FLEW HOME WITHOUT REFUELING. THE NEXT DAY HE SAMPLED FUEL AT THE DRAINS AND TOOK OFF FOR A LOCAL FLIGHT. HE DID NOT VISUALLY CHECK QUANTITY IN THE TANKS. THE ENGINE QUIT 15 MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF. LESS THAN A QUART OF FUEL WAS DRAINED FROM THE AIRPLANE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO REFUEL THE AIRPLANE.
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