NTSB Identification: ATL89LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38765.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 18, 1989 in HINCKLEY, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/22/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N24334
Injuries: 2 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 HAD PLANNED THE FLT FOR 4 HOURS USING 6 GPH. THE ENG QUIT AFTER ABOUT 3.8 HOURS OF FLIGHT. THE PLT DID NOT STATE IF THE MIXTURE WAS LEANED DURING THE FLT. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE TO A PLOWED FIELD AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER DURING THE LANDING.

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

THE PILOTS FAILURE TO CALCULATE PROPER FUEL CONSUMPTION FOR THE FLIGHT WHICH RESULTED IN FUEL EXHAUSTION.

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