NTSB Identification: CHI83LA221.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20762.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 18, 1983 in DETROIT, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67880
Injuries: 2 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 MADE A FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT AND COLLAPSED THE RT MAIN LANDING GEAR DURING A LANDING ON A STREET AFTER THEENGINE QUIT. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE ACFT WAS FILLED WITH FUEL FOR 2 AFTERNOON FLIGHTS AND NOT REFUELED AFTERWARDS. DURING THE SUBSEQUENT NIGHT FLT THE ENGINE QUIT AFTER 3.4 HOURS OF FLYING FOR A TOTAL OF 4.5 HOURS FLYING TIME. FURTHER EXAMINATION REVEALED A LITTLE OVER ONE GALLON OF FUEL IN THE ACFT. THE ENGINE WAS STARTED AND RAN MOMENTARILY.

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:

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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