NTSB Identification: ATL83LA096.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20752.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 05, 1983 in GREENSBORO, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N3032V
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 IN A PLOWED FIELD AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT. THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY AND HAD LANDED ONCE DURING THE FLIGHT BUT DID NOT REFUEL THE ACFT. THE STUDENT HAD INCREASED HIS FLIGHT TIME ON THE 1ST LEG OF THE FLIGHT BY GETTING LOST. WHEN HE CONTACTED HIS INSTRUCTOR BEFORE DEPARTURE FOR HIS RETURN LEGHE DID NOT ADVISE HIM OF THIS DEVIATION WHICH DEPLETED HIS FUEL SUPPLY. THE ACFT RAN OUT OF FUEL 10 MILES SHORT OF DESTINATION.

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

LOWERING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

FUEL SUPPLY..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..SOFT


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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