NTSB Identification: NYC89LA051.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38393.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 17, 1988 in STACYVILLE, ME
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6558P
Injuries: 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 STUDENT PILOT BECAME LOST DURING A CROSS COUNTRY FLT. THE FLIGHT WAS CONTINUED UNTIL THE ACFT RAN OUT OF FUEL. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING AN EMERGENCY LANDING AND NOSED OVER. THE PLT TOLD THE STATE POLICE AT THE ACC SITE THAT THE ACFT HAD RUN OUT OF FUEL.

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

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

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

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