NTSB Identification: MIA86LA214.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30993.
Accident occurred Friday, July 18, 1986 in WHITING, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N54069
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.

THE PRIVATE PILOT OF A RENTED CESSNA 172P EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE AFTER FLYING 4.7 HOURS ON A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE NOSE GEAR FAILED IN ROUGH TERRAIN. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE AIRCRAFT FUEL TANKS OR LINES DURING RECOVERY AND THE ENGINE WAS TEST RUN AND RAN SATISFACTORILY.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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