NTSB Identification: CHI85LA282.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28846.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 07, 1985 in AKRON, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172L, registration: N7841G
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT CONTACTED TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING IN A CEMETERY FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR WHILE ON FINAL APCH AT AKRON FULTON ARPT. AFTER THE ACCIDENT, 10 GALLONS OF FUEL WERE ADDED TO THE ACFT AND THE ENG OPERATED NORMALLY WHEN STARTED. AN A&P MECHANIC INSPECTED THE ACFT AND REPORTED THE GROUND FOR THE TRANSFER PUMP FROM THE REAR AUX TANK TO THE RIGHT MAIN TANK WAS DISCONNECTED AND THE PUMP WAS INOP. ALSO, THE FUEL QUANTITY GAGE FOR THE AUX TANK WAS INOP.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,PUMP..INOPERATIVE

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

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,FUEL QUANTITY GAGE..INOPERATIVE

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION



Contributing Factors

FUEL SUPPLY..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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