NTSB Identification: MIA86LA020.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29639.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 27, 1985 in FORT WALTON BCH, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172F, registration: N5219F
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES & CRASHED TO THE GROUND DURING A FORCED LANDING NECESSITATED BY AN ENG FAILURE. THE X-COUNTRY FLT HAD BEEN IN THE AIR FOR 4 HRS AND 35 MINS. THE ACFT'S FUEL CAPACITY IS 40 GALS & THE PLT STATED THAT FUEL CONSUMPTION WAS APRX 8 TO 9 GALS PER HR. NO APPRECIABLE AMOUNT OF FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE ACFT FUEL SYSTEM AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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:

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

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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