NTSB Identification: NYC87LA067.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34049.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 24, 1987 in BOYERTOWN, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N10VF
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.

STUDENT PILOT ON A SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT EXPERIENCED FUEL EXHAUSTION, LANDED IN A FIELD AND COLLIDED WITH A STONEWALL. THE AIRCRAFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED AND THE PILOT RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES.

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:

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

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

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

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