NTSB Identification: MKC87LA086.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33405.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 21, 1987 in WEST MEMPHIS, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N704UU
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 ACFT WAS FLOWN 1.6 HRS ON A PREVIOUS FLT SINCE BEING TOPPED OFF WITH FUEL. AT THE END OF 2 HRS AND 11 MINS, DURING THE ACCIDENT FLT, THE ENG QUIT. THE FUEL TANKS WERE FOUND TO BE EMPTY WITH NO BROKEN FUEL LINES. DURING THE POST ACCIDENT EXAM, IT WAS FOUND THAT THE LEFT FUEL QUANTITY GAGE OPERATED NORMALLY AND THE RIGHT ONE REMAINED ON THE FULL POSITION. DURING THE FORCED LANDING, THE ACFT FLIPPED FORWARD TO THE INVERTED POSITION.

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

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

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

REFUELING..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,FUEL QUANTITY GAGE..INCORRECT


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,100-HOUR INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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