NTSB Identification: MIA85LA018.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26499.
Accident occurred Friday, October 26, 1984 in TITUSVILLE, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N54729
Injuries: 3 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 ACFT LANDED IN A FIELD AFTER EXPERIENCING AN ENG FAILURE IN CRUISE FLT. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE ACCIDENT OCCURREDON THE RETURN LEG OF A X-COUNTRY FLT. THE PLT STATED HE VISUALLY CHECKED THE ACFT FUEL TANKS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE AND ESTIMATED AMPLE FUEL ABOARD FOR THE FLT.

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:

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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