CHI94LA051
CHI94LA051

On December 12, 1993, at 1545 central standard time, a Cessna 152, N757FH, sustained substantial damage in an off-airport forced landing near Jackson, Missouri. The private pilot reported a complete loss of engine power while in cruise flight. Neither the pilot nor his sole passenger were injured. The personal flight originated at the Sikeston, Missouri, Municipal Airport. No flight plan was filed, and visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time.

The airplane's nose gear collapsed upon landing on the field, and the airplane came to rest in an upright position. Postaccident examination of the airplane revealed no fuel in the fuel tanks or fuel lines. In a statement made to the FAA, the pilot stated he miscalculated the airplane's amount of usable fuel.

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