NTSB Identification: ATL86LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30030.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 09, 1986 in CHARLESTON, SC
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N39663
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.

WHILE ON A PERSONAL CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT THE AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER AND MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON A ROAD 2.5 MILES EAST OF THE AIRPORT. THE PILOT STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT RAN OUT OF FUEL.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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