NTSB Identification: MIA83LA051
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, December 17, 1982 in NEAR RAMEY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/17/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N4481L
Injuries: 3 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.

DURING CROSS-COUNTRY VFR DAY FLIGHT PILOT BECAME LOST AND WAS RECEIVING RADIO HELP IN ORIENTATION WHEN FUEL WAS EXHAUSTED AND AIRCRAFT DITCHED ABOUT 68 NMI NORTH OF RAMEY, PR.

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:

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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