NTSB Identification: CHI85FEI02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32712.
Accident occurred Friday, April 19, 1985 in AKRON, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172F, registration: N5608R
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT CONTACTED TREES DURING A NIGHT FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR. STATE PATROL PERSONNEL REPORTED THERE WAS NO SIGN OF FUEL ON BOARD THE ACFT AT THE ACCIDENT SITE. THE ENG WAS TEST RUN AFTER THE ACCIDENT, DURING WHICH TIME IT FUNCTIONED NORMALLY.

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


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


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