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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90053
Last updated: 9 November 2020
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Date:12-FEB-2011
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N3257J
C/n / msn: 15065957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Near Springdale Municipal Airport, Arkansas -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hot Springs, AR
Destination airport:Springdale, AR (KASG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
While on final approach to the destination airport, the airplane experienced a loss of engine power. The airplane impacted terrain in a nose low attitude and came to rest adjacent to a fence, several hundred yards short of the runway, resulting in substantial damage. During the recovery of the airplane a total of 1.75 gallons of fuel was recovered from both wing fuel tanks. The fuel tanks had not been compromised and had an unusable fuel total of 3 gallons. The commercial pilot reported to law enforcement personnel that they had not refueled prior to the return flight.
Probable Cause: The pilotís improper fuel management, which resulted in a loss of engine power due to fuel exhaustion.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20110215X93813&key=1


Images:


Photo: NTSB

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2011 06:34 gerard57 Added
14-Feb-2011 07:44 bizjets101 Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
06-Apr-2011 13:20 harro Updated [Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 16:41 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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