NTSB Identification: ATL85LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25425.
Accident occurred Friday, October 12, 1984 in BROOKHAVEN, MS
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N61219
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.

A TOTAL POWER LOSS OCCURRED DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. DURING A FORCED LANDING, THE PLT STALLED THE ACFT WHILE CLEARING OVER POWER LINES, THEN THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES AS IT DESCENDED OUT OF CONTROL. A SUCCESSFUL TEST RUN OF THE ENG WAS PERFORMED. INVESTIGATORS FOUND AN AMOUNT OF FUEL ABOARD THE ACFT THAT WAS LESS THAN THE PUBLISHED USABLE QUANTITY.

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:

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)

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