NTSB Identification: NYC83LA095.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20393.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 14, 1983 in NORFOLK, MA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N19435
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 CRASH LANDED SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF AND WAS DESTROYED. THE STUDENT PILOT STATED THAT AFTER CLEARING THE RUNWAY ON HIS LAST TAKEOFF OF THE DAY THE ENGINE HESITATED AND STOPPED. HE LOWERED THE NOSE TO A GLIDE SPEED OF 70 MPH PICKED ASPOT TO LAND AND LOWERED 30 DEGREES OF FLAPS. A LANDING WAS MADE IN A SMALL PASTURE WITH THICK GRASS. THE ACFT WENT INTOTREES AT THE END OF THE PASTURE AND STOPPED WITH ITS NOSE AGAINST A TREE. THE ACFT WAS EXAMINED AND IT CONTAINED A TOTAL OF LESS THAN 2 GALLONS OF FUEL. THE ACFT HAD FLOWN ONLY ABOUT 1 HOUR. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF FUEL SPILLAGE IN OR AROUND THE ACFT.

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:

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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