NTSB Identification: LAX85LA152.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27745.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 19, 1985 in TRANQUILITY, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N7084F
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.

ACCORDING TO THE STUDENT PLT'S MOTHER, HER SON TOOK OFF FROM THEIR COMPANY'S PRIVATELY OWNED AIRSTRIP FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUELING THE COMPANY'S ACFT. AFTER FLYING FOR ABOUT 15 MIN, THE ACFT EXHAUSTED ITS FUEL SUPPLY. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN AN OPEN FIELD. DURING ROLLOUT, THE ACFT CAME TO AN ABRUPT STOP IN A DITCH.

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:

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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