NTSB Identification: DEN89LA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38369.
Accident occurred Friday, December 16, 1988 in GREELEY, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/04/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49209
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 PLT WAS FLYING A CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT. SHE SAID THAT 3 MILES FROM HER DESTINATION, THE ENGINE QUIT WHEN THE PLANE RAN OUT OF FUEL. A LANDING ON AN ICE COVERED ASPHALT ROAD WAS PERFORMED. DURING ROLL OUT, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR WENT OFF THE ROAD AND THE LEFT WING STRUCK A TELEPHONE POLE. THE ACFT SWUNG AROUND 180 DEG AND CAME TO REST IN A FIELD.

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

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

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..IMPROPER..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..ICY


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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