NTSB Identification: LAX88LA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34656.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 08, 1987 in CORONA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N92783
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 ACFT LOST ENGINE PWR DURING CRUISE AND DURING THE ENSUING FORCED LANDING THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH AN OBJECT AND WAS DAMAGED. THE POST ACC INSPECTION REVEALED THAT THE ACFT FUEL TANKS WERE EMPTY AND THE FUEL LINES LACKED FUEL. NO OTHER MALFUNCTIONS WERE NOTED.

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..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..OTHER

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