NTSB Identification: FTW82DA262
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 03, 1982 in FORT WORTH, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6673G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT WAS A LOCAL FLIGHT PRACTINCING LANDINGS AND HAD AN ENGINE FAILURE DURING THE SECOND CLIMB OUT. HE MADE AN EMERGENCY FORCED LANDING STRAIGHT AHEAD AND COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. HE STATED THE AIRCRAFT HAD ABOUT 3 GALLONS OF FUEL BEFORE TAKEOFF. BOTH TANKS WERE EMPTY AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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:

FLUID,FUEL..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

FUEL SUPPLY..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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