NTSB Identification: NYC86LA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33228.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 04, 1986 in LENOX TOWNSHIP, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N94545
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 CESSNA 152 EXPERIENCED A POWER LOSS WHILE BEING FLOWN BY A STUDENT PILOT. DURING THE FORCED LANDING THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A UTILITY POLE AND RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE PILOT WAS UNINJURED. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT BY THE FAA SHOWED THE FUEL TANKS EMPTY. WHEN FUEL WAS ADDED TO THE LEFT TANK THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE RAN.

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:

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..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

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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