NTSB Identification: FTW87LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34491.
Accident occurred Monday, September 07, 1987 in ROBY, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/02/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4868B
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.

AFTER APRX 3.3 HRS OF FLT, THE ENG LOST POWER FROM FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE PLT RPRTD THAT WHEN HE MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A FIELD, THE NOSE TIRE DUG IN THE GROUND & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. ALSO, HE STATED THAT HE DID NOT TOP OFF THE FUEL TANKS BEFORE DEPARTING ON THE FLT.

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:

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..SOFT

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