NTSB Identification: LAX84LA223.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23637.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 18, 1984 in PALO ALTO, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N68159
Injuries: 2 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 WAS LANDED ON A HIGHWAY DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A POWER LOSS. ABOUT 1 QUART OF FUEL WAS DRAINED FROM THE ACFT 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:

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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