NTSB Identification: MKC90LA146.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42051.
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, July 12, 1990 in WICHITA, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/09/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N7295F
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.

THE ENGINE LOST POWER ABOUT 3 MILES FROM THE DESTINATION OF THE NIGHT, CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS ATTEMPTED IN A FARM FIELD RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE ACFT. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE FUEL TANK TO BE EMPTY OF USABLE FUEL.

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

FUEL EXHAUSTION AND REFUELING NOT PERFORMED BY THE PILOT IN COMMAND.

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