NTSB Identification: DEN87LA165.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34575.
Accident occurred Friday, July 03, 1987 in OGDEN, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150-J, registration: N60154
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 AND HIS SON WERE RETURNING HOME TO OGDEN. THE PLT REPORTED TO OGDEN TOWER, 'I'M OUT OF FUEL.' THE PLT LATER STATED, 'I LANDED IN A FIELD OF TWO FOOT TALL GRASS ABOUT FIVE MILES NORTH OF OGDEN ARPT. PRIOR TO COMING TO A STOP THE ACFT STRUCK A DITCH OBSCURED BY THE TALL GRASS. THE DITCH FLIPPED THE ACFT OVER ON ITS BACK.'

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..MISJUDGED..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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