NTSB Identification: MIA82FLD20
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, September 20, 1982 in FT. MYERS, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/20/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49863
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED AFTER THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE PILOT STATED HE DID NOT VISUALLY CHECK THE FUEL ON THE DAY OF THE FLIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT WAS CHECKED AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND IT CONTAINED A NEGLIGIBLE AMOUNT OF FUEL. THE WINGS AND FUEL TANKS WERE NOT DAMAGED IN THE ACCIDENT.

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:

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..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

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