NTSB Identification: NYC87LA186.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35564.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 24, 1987 in OLYHANT, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N35354
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 CROSS COUNTRY PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION FLIGHT ARRIVED IN THE SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA AREA FOR A PLANNED REFUELING STOP AND ENCOUNTERED HEAVY FOG CONDITIONS. SIX ATTEMPTS TO LAND WERE MADE, BUT WERE ABORTED. AN ATTEMPT TO LAND AT ANOTHER AIRPORT WAS ALSO ABORTED. BEING OUT OF FUEL THE PILOT DECIDED TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON A ROAD AND CRASHED IN A WOODED AREA.

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..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG

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