NTSB Identification: SEA82DA172
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Thursday, September 23, 1982 in LAVA HOT SPRING, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/23/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 188B, registration: N9251G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

REPORTEDLY, THE AIRCRAFT RAN OUT OF FUEL DURING A SWATH RUN. DURING A FORCED LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A FENCE, THEN TRAVELED ABOUT 400 FT AND STOPPED WITH THE NOSE DOWN IN A POTATOE FIELD.

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..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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