NTSB Identification: LAX88LA326.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36735.
Accident occurred Monday, September 19, 1988 in BANNING, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172L, registration: N7233Q
Injuries: 1 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 CROSSCOUNTRY FLT, WHILE ENROUTE FROM LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ, TO BANNING, CA, THE ENGINE EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF POWER. THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN AFTER A FORCED LANDING. INSPECTION OF THE FUEL SYSTEM REVEALED THERE WAS NO FUEL ON BOARD.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

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

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