NTSB Identification: ATL85LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28568.
Accident occurred Friday, August 02, 1985 in ORCHARD HILL, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150K, registration: N5773G
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 SUFFERED A LOSS OF PWR DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION AND THE PLT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A FLD. DURING LANDING ROLL THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES AT THE END OF THE FLD. POST ACCIDENT EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED ONE GALLON OF FUEL IN THE RIGHT FUEL TANK AND THE LEFT FUEL TANK WAS EMPTY.

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


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