NTSB Identification: FTW86LA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29584.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 03, 1985 in LAKE CHARLES, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67803
Injuries: 1 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 EXPERIENCED ENG FAILURE AS A RESULT OF FUEL EXHAUSTION AND THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A LAKE NEAR THE DEPARTURE ARPT WHILE TOWING A BANNER. FAA STATED THE PLT DID NOT OBTAIN A WAIVER TO TOW THE BANNER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE
PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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