NTSB Identification: ATL85LA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25851.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 14, 1984 in WIRTZ, VA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6348G
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER A 1 HR 45 MIN FLT, PLT DECIDED TO INITIATE ANOTHER FLT. FUEL QUANTITY GAGES INDICATED 1/4 FULL. ENG LOST PWR ON INITIAL CLIMB. FORCED LANDING EXECUTED IN OPEN FIELD, WIND STRUCK FENCE POST. POST-MISHAP INSPECTION REVEALED FUEL EXHAUSTION.

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

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,FUEL QUANTITY GAGE..FALSE INDICATION

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