Fuel exhaustion Accident Cessna 150J N60834,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 296293
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Date:Wednesday 8 January 2003
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 150J
Registration: N60834
MSN: 15070609
Year of manufacture:1969
Total airframe hrs:4400 hours
Engine model:Continental O-200-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Garner, Iowa -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Fairfield Municipal Airport, IA (FFL/KFFL)
Destination airport:Blue Earth Municipal Airport, MN (KSBU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The nose gear collapsed and the airplane nosed over during a forced landing to a plowed field. The pilot reported the engine had stopped due to fuel exhaustion. The pilot stated that he could have watched his fuel consumption better.

Probable Cause: The students pilots improper in-flight fuel planning resulting in exhaustion of the fuel supply, and the collapse of the nose gear during the forced landing. Factors were unsuitable landing are encountered by the pilot, the plowed field and the fuel exhaustion.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI03LA049
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report



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