NTSB Identification: MKC84LA081.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24931.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 21, 1984 in MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N3826L
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 COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE PLT HAD TAKEN OFF FOR A X-COUNTRY WITHOUT FULL FUEL TANKS. AFTER THE ACCIDENT A MECHANIC FOUND NO USEABLE FUEL ABOARD THE ACFT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..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

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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