NTSB Identification: LAX82DA314
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, August 21, 1982 in MIRA LOMA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/21/1983
Aircraft: AERONCA 65-TC, registration: N29473
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING FLIGHT, HE RAN OUT OF FUEL AND THE PLANE WAS DAMAGED DURING A FORCED LANDING. AN EXAMINATION VERIFIED THERE WAS NO PREIMPACT, STRUCTURAL ENGINE FAILURE. ONLY RESIDUAL FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL FILTER, CARBURETOR, HEADER TANK AND MAIN TANK.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..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..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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