NTSB Identification: CHI91LA125.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43443.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 07, 1991 in OSKOSH, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/04/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N24399
Injuries: 2 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 SAID THAT ABOUT 7 MILES FROM HER DESTINATION, THE ENGINE LOST POWER. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS ATTEMPTED IN A FARM FIELD WHICH RESULTED IN A NOSE OVER. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION BY THE FAA REVEALED THE ENGINE RUN UP TO BE SATISFACTORY, AND THE FUEL TANKS WERE EMPTY OF USABLE FUEL.

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

REFUELING NOT PERFORMED RESULTING IN LOSS OF ENGINE POWER DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. FACTORS RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WERE MISJUDGED FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS AND NON SUITABLE TERRAIN.

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