NTSB Identification: LAX87LA097.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32189.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 25, 1987 in GLENDORA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N65560
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.

DURING A LOCAL PLEASURE FLIGHT, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND THE PILOT MADE A FORCED LANDING ON A GOLF COURSE. VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE FUEL TANKS REVEALED THAT BOTH TANKS WERE EMPTY AND NO FUEL DRAINED FROM THE SUMPS. NO MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WITH THE AIRCRAFT WAS REPORTED.

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..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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