NTSB Identification: LAX83LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22357.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 10, 1983 in OAKLAND, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N4025J
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 STUDENT PLT WAS ON A SOLO X-COUNTRY FLT FROM HAYMOND, CA TO SONOMA & GRASS VALLEY, CA, THEN RETURN TO HAYWARD. SHE REPORTED THAT THE EN ROUTE TIME ON THE 1ST 2 LEGS OF THE FLT WERE INCREASED SLIGHTLY DUE TO THE WX. THE ACFT WAS NOT REFUELED AT EITHER OF THE EN ROUTE ARPTS. ON THE LAST LEG OF THE FLT, THE ENG LOST POWER AS THE ACFT WAS CROSSING THE OAKLAND HILLS. THE STUDENT STATED THAT THE FUEL GAGES WERE INDICATING 1/4 FULL AT THAT TIME. WHILE MAKING AN EMERGENCY LANDING, SHE FLEW UNDER A POWER LINE; HOWEVER, SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN, A WING TIP HIT AN OVERHANGING TREE, THEN THE ACFT GRAZED A TRUCK & WENT THRU A FENCE BEFORE COMING TO REST. ONLY ABOUT 1 1/2 TO 2 QUARTS OF FUEL WAS REMAINING IN THE RIGHT FUEL TANK & LESS THAN THAT WAS REMAINING IN THE LEFT TANK.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..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..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)



Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,FUEL QUANTITY GAGE..FALSE INDICATION



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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