NTSB Identification: LAX83LXQ03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20233.
Accident occurred Friday, January 07, 1983 in 2 MI EAST MINA, NV
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N25334
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 AIRCRAFT MADE A FORCED LANDING ON A DIRT ROAD, COLLIDED WITH SOME ROCKS AND NOSED OVER. THE ENGINE HAD FAILED BECAUSE OF FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE PILOT SAID HE REFUELED THE PREVIOUS DAY BUT DID NOT PHYSICALLY CHECK THE FUEL THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT. THE AIRCRAFT HAD FLOWN ABOUT 3 HOURS ON THE ACCIDENT DAY BEFORE THE ENGINE STOPPED.

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:

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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