NTSB Identification: LAX84LA325.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26699.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 29, 1984 in ALAMEDA, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N9421U
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 STUDENT PLT WAS ON A ROUND-ROBIN FLT WITH AN EN ROUTE STOP AT RED BLUFF, CA. HE CONTINUED TO STATE THAT 'IN THE EXCITEMENT OF DE-BRIEFING' AFTER LANDING AT RED BLUFF, THE ACFT WAS NOT REFUELED. TE PLT DEPARTED AND DID NOT REALIZE HIS LOW FUEL SITUATION UNTIL HE ARRIVED IN THE VICINITY OF ALAMEDA, CA, (INTENDED DESTINATION). THE PLT DECLARED AN EMERGENCY WITH THE TOWER AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER THE ENG QUIT. THE PLT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING APRX 2 MILES FROM THE ARPT AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

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

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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