NTSB Identification: CHI85LA264.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29493.
Accident occurred Friday, June 28, 1985 in COLEMAN, WI
Aircraft: CESSNA 172H, registration: N3859R
Injuries: 3 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 PILOT DEPARTED ON A SHORT X-COUNTRY FLT. STATED FUEL ABOARD WAS 8 GLS. PILOT DIVERTED FROM DRCT FLT AND RAN OUT OF FUEL AFTER ONE HOUR AIRBORNE. LD IN FARM FIELD. STRUCK A POST WITH RESULTANT SUB DAMAGE TO AIRFRAME.

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:

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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