NTSB Identification: CHI82DA140
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 28, 1982 in RIDGEVILLE, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/28/1983
Aircraft: BEECH BE-19, registration: N5204M
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT PILOT DEPARTED OSHKOSH, WI ON A ROUND ROBIN CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT. THE FLIGHT WAS DESTINED FOR ROCKFORD, IL, LACROSSE, WI AND OSHKOSH. THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED OSHKOSH WITH FULL FUEL TANKS AND WAS NOT REFUELED EN ROUTE. THE TOTAL DURATION OF THE FLIGHT WAS 4 HOURS 15 MINUTES. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A FENCE DURING A FORCED LANDING. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF FUEL IN EITHER FUEL TANK.

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..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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