NTSB Identification: MKC88LA135.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36970.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 24, 1988 in LAWRENCE, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: MOONEY M20-F, registration: N6347Q
Injuries: 3 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 PILOT SAID THE ENGINE QUIT DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION DURING A PERSONAL CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT. HE SAID HE TRIED TO GLIDE TO HIS FINAL DESTINATION AIRPORT, BUT MADE AN EMERGENCY LDG IN A FARM FIELD ABOUT 2 MILES SHORT OF THE AIRPORT.

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:

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE



Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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