NTSB Identification: LAX89LA054.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38407.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 20, 1988 in TRACY, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/04/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N6641E
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.

THE AIRPLANE WAS FOUND NOSED OVER AND ABANDONED SHORT OF THE AIRPORT. THE OWNER OF THE AIRPLANE WAS IDENTIFIED AS THE PILOT, HOWEVER, HE DOES NOT HOLD A PILOTS LICENSE NOR A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE. INSPECTION OF THE AIRPLANE REVEALED THAT THE FUEL TANKS WERE EXHAUSTED OF FUEL. THE PILOT LEFT THE ACCIDENT SITE IMMEDIATELY AND DID NOT FILE AN ACCIDENT 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:

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INADEQUATE..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE INITIAL TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND

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