NTSB Identification: FTW85LA031.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26968.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 27, 1984 in COOPER, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N25511
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.

LOSS OF PWR OCCURRED IN CRUISE FLT, 25 NM BEFORE FINAL DESTINATION, FORCED LANDING EXECUTED IN SOFT MUDDY FIELD AND ACFT NOSED OVER DURING LANDING ROLL. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN FUEL TANKS. PLT STATED HE THOUGHT THE ACFT HAD BEEN TOPPED OFF BY FBO PRIOR TO HIS DEPARTURE. ACFT HAD NOT BEEN REFUELED AND IN FACT CONTAINED APRX 21 GALLONS USABLE FUEL. IN ADDITION, PLT DEVIATED AROUND WX EN ROUTE EXTENDING HIS ETE BY 40 MINUTES.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..FBO PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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