NTSB Identification: FTW84LA292.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26398.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 23, 1984 in GIDDINGS, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5215P
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 ON HIS FIRST SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT BECAME LOST. THE PLT LANDED TO REFUEL BUT THE FACILITY WAS CLOSED. HE DEPARTED TO REFUEL ELSEWHERE AND RAN ONE FUEL TANK DRY ENROUTE. UPON REACHING THE SECOND ARPT, THE PLT PERFORMED A LANDING ON RWY 35 AND RAN OFF THE END INTO A FENCE AND TREES. THE WIND WAS REPORTED SOUTHEASTERLY AT 10 KTS.

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:

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

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





Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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