NTSB Identification: FTW86LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30960.
Accident occurred Monday, July 07, 1986 in PORUM, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N47802
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 STUDENT PILOT BECAME DISORIENTED DURING A CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT. HE WAS UNABLE TO FIND AN AIRPORT AND HAD TO LAND IN A FIELD DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. DURING THE ATTEMPTED LANDING HE HAD TO MANEUVER TO AVOID A HERD OF COWS AND COLLIDED WITH A CONCRETE FENCE POST RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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