NTSB Identification: LAX84LA321.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26834.
Accident occurred Monday, May 28, 1984 in BENSON, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N242EZ
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.

STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A CROSSCOUNTRY WHEN SHE BECAME LOST. EFFORTS WERE MADE TO ESTABLISH HER POSITION BY CONTACTING AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ON THE EMERGENCY RADIO FREQUENCY. BY THE TIME HER POSITION WAS ESTABLISHED THE AIRCRAFT WAS ABOUT OUT OF FUEL. THE PILOT MADE A FORCED LANDING ON ROLLING TERRAIN AND COLLIDED WITH SEVERAL OBSTRUCTIONS.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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