NTSB Identification: FTW86FPA21.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32973.
Accident occurred Friday, March 07, 1986 in CRESSON, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150K, registration: N6307G
Injuries: 2 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE FLT DEPARTED WITH AN ESTIMATED 8 TO 9 GALLONS OF FUEL (AUTO GAS) ON BOARD WITH A DUAL STUDENT AND A FLT INSTRUCTOR. FORTY FIVE MINUTES OF TOUCH-AND-GO LANDING PRACTICE WAS ACCOMPLISHED. ON THE SIXTH TAKEOFF AND ABOUT 30 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND THE ENGINE QUIT AND A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE ON THE AIRPORT BUT NOT ON THE RUNWAY. ACCORDING TO THE FAA INSPECTOR WHO MADE A POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT, ONLY ONE GALLON OF FUEL WAS FOUND IN EACH FUEL TANK. THE PILOT STATED NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WERE FOUND WITH THE ENGINE.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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(CFI)

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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