NTSB Identification: MIA85FKG02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29779.
Accident occurred Friday, May 17, 1985 in TALLAHASSEE, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N50239
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 COLLIDED WITH WIRES DURING A FORCED LANDING OFF THE ARPT. THE PLT HAD CALLED ON THE RADIO SAYING HE WAS UNABLE TO MAKE THE ARPT AND WAS LANDING IN A CLEARING. THE ACFT ENDED UP INVERTED AFTER THE COLLISION WITH THE WIRES. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION SHOWED LACK OF USABLE FUEL IN THE TANKS & NO FUEL IN THE GASCOLATOR BOWL. THE ENG WAS DETERMINED TO BE CAPABLE OF NORMAL OPERATION BY POST ACCIDENT OPERATIONAL CHECKS.

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:

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..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:

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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