NTSB Identification: ATL83LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23130.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 19, 1983 in PUCKETT, MS
Aircraft: CESSNA T188C, registration: N3239J
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 AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE PLT STATED THAT HE FORGOTTO CHECK THE FUEL PRIOR TO TAKEOFF. HE SAID HE WAS UPSET AND DISTRACTED BECAUSE HIS EMPLOYEES DID NOT WANT TO WORK ON SATURDAY. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT FAILED TO REVEAL ANY FUEL.

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:

SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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