NTSB Identification: MIA83LA080.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20659.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 19, 1983 in YEEHAW JUNCTION, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA C-152, registration: N49132
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.
ACCORDING TO THE STUDENT PILOT THE AIRCRAFT WAS FUELED TO MAXIMUM CAPACITY PRIOR TO DEPARTURE ON A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT. APPROXIMATELY 3.2 HOURS LATER THE ENGINE QUIT AND THE PILOT WAS FORCED TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A WOODED AREA. SUBSEQUENT ENGINE TESTS FAILED TO REVEAL EVIDENCE TO SUGGEST THAT THE ENGINE FUEL COMSUMPTION WAS ABNORMALLY HIGH.
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:IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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