NTSB Identification: MKC88LA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36954.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 29, 1988 in DES MOINES, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67360
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 FLIGHT, AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE WITHIN THREE MILES OF DESTINATION AIRPORT. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER AFTER LANDING ATTEMPT, AND PASSENGER AND PIC WERE NOT INJURED. POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED ENGINE HAD FAILED DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INACCURATE..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..NONE SUITABLE

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