NTSB Identification: ATL87LA233.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35122.
Accident occurred Friday, August 14, 1987 in LUMBERTON, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N23193
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 ENG LOST POWER AND THE PLT ATTEMPTED AN OFF ARPT LANDING. THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING THE LANDING ROLL. RECORDS INDICATED THAT THE ACFT HAD BEEN REFUELED TWO DAYS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. SINCE THAT TIME IT HAD BEEN FLOWN THREE AND ONE TENTH HOURS PRIOR TO THIS FLIGHT. THE LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED ABOUT ONE HOUR AFTER TAKEOFF. THE PLTS PREFLIGHT DID NOT INCLUDE VISUALLY CHECKING THE FUEL IN THE ACFT FUEL TANKS. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE CARBURETOR AND EACH TANK CONTAINED LESS THAN ONE GALLON OF AUTOMOTIVE FUEL.

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:

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..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..CROP

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