NTSB Identification: DEN90LA143.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42862.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 23, 1990 in BOUNTIFUL, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/08/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N7885F
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 PRIVATE PILOT FLEW 4.5 HOURS WITHOUT REFUELING. DURING DESCENT FOR LANDING, THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED ONLY A TRACE OF FUEL IN ONE TANK. AN ENGINE RUN WAS NORMAL. MAGNETOS CHECKED OK AND MAXIMUM POWER OBTAINED WAS 2300 RPM.

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

POWER LOSS DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. A FACTOR WAS THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO REFUEL.

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