NTSB Identification: LAX88LA097.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35489.
Accident occurred Monday, January 25, 1988 in REDBLUFF, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N7929E
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.

DURING A CROSS COUNTRY FLT, THE ENGINE EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE PWR LOSS. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING WHERE THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN 1 MILE SHORT OF THE RWY. INSPECTION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE FUEL TANKS WERE NEAR EMPTY. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE ACFT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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