NTSB Identification: ATL84FLT09.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24558.
Accident occurred Monday, June 18, 1984 in HENNING, TN
Aircraft: CESSNA 177B, registration: N30865
Injuries: 3 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT MADE A FORCED LANDING AFTER A POWER LOSS. DURING A POST ACCIDENT EXAM, NO USABLE FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE ACFT. THE PLT HAD LANDED TWICE EN ROUTE FOR FUEL, BUT WAS NOT SUCCESSFUL IN OBTAINING A SUFFICIENT QUANTITY TO COMPLETE THE FLT. HE ELECTED TO CONTINUE AFTER THE LAST STOP EVEN THOUGH THE FUEL QUANTITY WAS MARGINAL TO INSUFFICIENT.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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