NTSB Identification: ATL84FIJ01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23617.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 28, 1984 in ELIZABETH, WV
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N61289
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE DEPARTED STEUBENVILLE, OH FOR WELCH, WV, TO PICK UP A PASSENGER AND CONTINUE TO PARKERSBURG, WV. HE STATED THAT HE DEPARTED STEUBENVILLE WITH FULL FUEL TANKS AND CRUISED AT AN ALT OF 7500 MSL. HE BEGAN AN ENROUTE DESCENT AND AS THE ACFT PASSED THROUGH 4500 MSL THE ENG LOST POWER. INVESTIGATION REVEAL THAT THE ACFT WAS OUT OF FUEL.

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:

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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