NTSB Identification: ATL85LA028.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27277.
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 07, 1984 in BAXLEY, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N84BN
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 ACFT WAS DAMAGED DURING A FORCED LANDING INTO A PLOWED FIELD AFTER THE ENG QUIT. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE PLT HAD BEEN INSTRUCTED TO REFUEL AT HIS FIRST STOP OF AN EXTENDED X-COUNTRY FLT. THE ACFT RAN OUT OF FUEL APRX 1 MI FROM THE SECOND SCHEDULED STOP.

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

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..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:

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE TRAINING..COMPANY/OPERATOR MANAGEMENT

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