NTSB Identification: CHI83LA052
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, December 05, 1982 in FOSTORIA, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/05/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA A150, registration: N7399A
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 STUDENT PILOT WAS PRACTICING GROUND REFERENCE MANEUVERS WHEN HE EXPERIENCED A POWER FAILURE. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE IN AN OPEN PLOWED FIELD. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. THE AIRCRAFT HAD BEEN FLYING ABOUT 1 HOUR AND WAS OUT OF FUEL. IT AS ESTIMATED THAT THERE WAS ONLY ABOUT 10 GAL OF FUEL ON BOARD WHEN THE AIRCRAFT TOOK OFF.

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..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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