NTSB Identification: FTW88LA113.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37407.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 01, 1988 in HINTON, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N25352
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 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 PILOT DEPARTED BETHANY, OKLAHOMA ON A LOCAL PLEASURE FLIGHT WITH THE FUEL TANKS SLIGHTLY LESS THAN 1/2 FULL. AFTER ABOUT A 1.5 HOUR FLIGHT, HE LANDED AT THE RED ROCK AIRPORT IN HINTON, OKLAHOMA. NO SERVICE WAS PERFORMED ON THE AIRCRAFT WHILE IN HINTON AND ON THE ENSUING INITIAL CLIMBOUT AFTER TAKEOFF, THERE WAS A LOSS OF POWER DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE ACFT REACHED ABOUT 200 FT AGL BEFORE IT BEGAN LOSING ALT. THE PLT SAID HE LOWERED 10 DEGREES OF FLAPS BEFORE THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH SMALL TREES AND NOSED DOWN INTO THE GROUND. THE PLT DID NOT FILE AN ACC REPORT.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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