NTSB Identification: CHI84LA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21653.
Accident occurred Friday, October 07, 1983 in CINCINNATI, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172E, registration: N5728T
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 COLLIDED WIH A POLE AND MAIL BOXES DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE PILOT WAS UNALBE TO FIND BLUR ASH ARPT AND ASKED FOR ASSISTANCE FROM CINCINNATI APPROACH. WHEN THE ARPT WAS LOCATED AFTER OVER 6 HOURS OF FLT TIME,THE ACRT RAN OUT OF FUEL 2 MILES AWAY. THE PILOT LANDED ON A ROAD WHERE HE COLLIDED WITH A UTILITY POLE AND MAILVERBOXES.

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:

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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