NTSB Identification: FTW84LA131.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24750.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 09, 1984 in THIBODAUX, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N2103E
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 NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT. A FBO VISUALLY INSPECTED THE WRECKAGE ACFT AND FOUND LITTLE GAS AND A LACK OF FUEL ODOR AROUND THE ACFT. LATER THE ENGINE WAS REFUELED AND RAN NORMALLY. THE 3 ACFT FUEL TANKS WERE FOUND EMPTY PRIOR TO THE REFUELING FOR THE ENGINE TEST.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..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:

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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