NTSB Identification: CHI85LA348.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30255.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 11, 1985 in LITTLE FALLS, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N53264
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.

PILOT HAD DEPT WITH MINIMUM FUEL FOR THE 60 MI X-COUNTRY FLT. HE OVERFLEW DEST BY 25 MI AND AFTER CORRECTING COURSE RAN OUT OF FUEL 2 MI SHORT OF THE APRT. WHILE LANDING ON A COUNTRY ROAD ACFT VEERED INTO A DITCH.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..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:

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INADEQUATE TRAINING..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:

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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