NTSB Identification: LAX83FUG15.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20640.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 03, 1983 in MURIETTA, CA
Aircraft: BOLAND MONG SPORT, registration: N32RJ
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE DURING A FORCED LANDING IN A GRASS FIELD. THE PLT STATED THAT DURING PRE-FLIGHT, HE FOUND ABOUT 7 GALLONS OF FUEL ABOARD THE ACFT. HIS FLIGHT WAS TO BE ONLY 20 MINUTES OF AIR WORK. SOME TIME WAS ADDED IN LOCATING GROUND REFERENCE POINTS, AND AFTER SOME MANEUVERING AT FULL POWER, THE ENGINE STOPPED. RESTART PROCEDURES DID NOT SUCCEED, SO A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE. NO FUEL WAS VISIBLE IN THE AIRCRAFT'S FUEL TANK AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..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

OBJECT..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)

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