On December 12, 1994, about 1738 eastern standard time, a Cessna 150M, N704BJ, registered to Ormond Beach Aviation, made a forced landing in a swamp following total loss of engine power, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The aircraft received substantial damage and the private-rated pilot and one passenger were not injured. The flight originated at Ormond Beach, Florida, on December 12, 1994, about 1400.

The pilot stated that as he proceeded toward Ormond Beach Airport he considered stopping at New Symrna Beach for fuel. He did not do this and at a point 7 miles south of Ormond Beach Airport the engine quit. He made a forced landing in a wooded area and the aircraft came to rest. He radioed to the Daytona Beach Airport Control Tower that they were alright and that he had run out of fuel.

Examination of the aircraft by the operator after recovery from the crash site indicated the aircraft contained 6 quarts of fuel. There was no evidence of precrash or postcrash fuel leakage from the aircraft.

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