NTSB Identification: ATL82DA114
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 25, 1982 in SOCIETY HILL, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172E, registration: N3971S
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE ENGINE QUIT AT 4000 FEET AND THE PILOT ELECTED TO LAND IN TREES RATHER THAN A ROAD WITH TRAFFIC. THE AIRCRAFT ENDED UP ON SMALL GRAVEL ROAD WITH THE GEAR COLLAPSED. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE AIRCRAFT.

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:

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..TREE(S)

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