NTSB Identification: MIA85IA161.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28480.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Thursday, May 02, 1985 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A-27, registration: N48VM
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

THE ACFT HAD A TOTAL OF 75 GALS OF FUEL ON BOARD FOR THE ROUND TRIP FROM MIAMI TO ORLANDO & RETURN. THE PLT STATED THAT THE FLIGHT NORMALLY REQUIRED 3 FLT HRS & FUEL CONSUMPTION WAS 25 GPH. THE ACFT WAS RETURNING TO MIAMI WHEN BOTH ENGS QUIT. THE PLT MADE A NIGHT FORCED LANDING 1 MI NW OF HIS DESTINATION, MIAMI INTL ARPT. THE PLT STATED THE CASUE OF THIS ACCIDENT WAS FUEL EXHAUSTION DUE TO POOR PREFLT PLANNING ON HIS PART.

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

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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