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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 132488
Last updated: 2 December 2019
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Date:11-FEB-1989
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2B
Owner/operator:Woods, William S.
Registration: N11SE
C/n / msn: 5099
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Walker, LA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:LFT
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:

PROBABLE CAUSE:LOSS OF TOTAL ENGINE POWER DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. FUEL EXHAUSTION OCCURRED DUE TO THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO PERFORM FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS. CONTRIBUTING WAS THE INADEQUATE FUEL QUANITY SIGHT GAUGE IN THE REAR COCKPIT, WHICH WAS OCCUPIED BY THE PIC.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001213X27724


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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