NTSB Identification: NYC86LA221.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32760.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 27, 1986 in LEROY, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N6659S
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 FLT EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF DUE TO FUEL STARVATION. THE PLT WAS FLYING THE AIRCRAFT ON THE LEFT TANK WHICH HAD NO APPRECIABLE AMOUNT OF FUEL, WHILE THE RIGHT TANK CONTAINED 12 TO 13 GALLONS ON FUEL.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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