NTSB Identification: ATL86LA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31535.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 10, 1986 in SHELBYVILLE, KY
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N10949
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 PLT RENTED THE ACFT WITHOUT VERIFYING THE ACTUAL FUEL ONBOARD. HE THEN FLEW TO HIS PVT STRIP, 26 NM AWAY, AND GAVE 'SEVERAL' PAX HOPS. ABOUT 5 MINS AFTER TAKEOFF FOR THE FLT TO RETURN THE ACFT TO THE OWNER'S FIELD, THE ENGINE STARTED RUNNING ROUGH AND QUIT. THE PLT FLEW THROUGH A FENCE TO SLOW THE ACFT AND STRUCK A DITCH DURING LANDING ROLLOUT. THREE AND ONE HALF GALLONS OF FUEL WERE DRAINED FROM THE LEFT WING. THE RIGHT WING TANK WAS FOUND EMPTY. THE OWNER OF THE ACFT HAD INSTRUCTED LINE PERSONNEL TO FILL ONLY THE LEFT TANK PRIOR TO THIS FLT.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT SERVICE..INADEQUATE..FBO PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

EXPECTANCY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..FBO PERSONNEL

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