NTSB Identification: ATL86LA237.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32238.
Accident occurred Monday, September 01, 1986 in CHARLESTON, WV
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N66989
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 FLEW THE AIRCRAFT TWICE, ANOTHER PLT FLEW IT ONCE THEN THE PLT ATTEMPTED ANOTHER FLIGHT. HE REPORTED TO APP CONTROL THAT HE THOUGHT HE WAS OUT OF FUEL. AN OFF AIRPORT LANDING WAS ATTEMPTED. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT SHOWED LESS THAN ONE GALLON OF FUEL. THE AIRCRAFT WAS RECOVERED AND THE ENGINE RAN OK USING THE AIRCRAFT FUEL SYSTEM.

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..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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



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