NTSB Identification: LAX84LA233.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23643.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 28, 1984 in NOVATO, CA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N82858
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 WAS DITCHED IN SAN PABLO BAY FOLLOWING A POWER LOSS DURING X-COUNTRY CRUISE FLT. THE PLT ADMITTED 'TO RUNNING OUT OF FUEL.'

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..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

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