NTSB Identification: SEA87LA196.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35024.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 26, 1987 in MOUNT VERNON, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8751S
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 AIRCRAFT'S ENGINE CEASED OPERATING DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION ABOUT FIVE MILES SHORT OF THE DESTINATION AIRPORT. A FIELD WAS SELECTED FOR THE LANDING SITE. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER ON FRESHLY PLOWED TERRAIN.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..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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