NTSB Identification: MIA84LA105.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24074.
Accident occurred Monday, March 12, 1984 in OCALA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N704WZ
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE ON A FLT TO LAKELAND, FL, THE PLT ELECTED TO DIVERT TO OCALA, FL, WHEN HIS FUEL GAGES INDICATED THAT EACH FUEL TANK WAS ABOUT 1/4 FULL. HOWEVER, BEFORE LANDING, THE ENG LOST POWER. THE PLT SELECTED AN OPEN FIELD FOR AN EMERGENCY LANDING, BUT STATED HE 'WAS APPARENTLY UNABLE TO CLEAR THE TREES ON APPROACH.'

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

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