NTSB Identification: FTW87LA211.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34492.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 06, 1987 in COLLEGE STATION, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/02/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N48140
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 PLT WAS ON A X-COUNTRY FLT FROM ADDISON TO COLLEGE STATION, TX, BUT DIVERTED TO LIVINGSTON, TX, DUE TO 'TIME CONSTRAINT.' THE ARPT AT LIVINGSTON WAS UNATTENDED. AT APRX 1615 CDT, HE TOOK OFF & CONTD TO COLLEGE STATION. HOWEVER, DURING THE FLT, HE BECAME DISORIENTED & REQUESTED A DF STEER FROM THE COLLEGE STATION CONTROL TOWER. WHILE OBTAINING A STEER, THE PLT TRANSMITTED THAT THE ACFT WAS OUT OF FUEL & THAT HE WOULD BE UNABLE TO REACH THE ARPT. AT ABOUT 1653, HE MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A FIELD WHERE THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

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

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 SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD


Contributing Factors

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

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