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N7157X accident description

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Crash location 44.034722°N, 71.126389°W
Nearest city North Conway, NH
44.053680°N, 71.128404°W
1.3 miles away
Tail number N7157X
Accident date 15 Aug 2016
Aircraft type Cessna 150
Additional details: None
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NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported that while en-route to his destination airport, he saw a "small area of rain" ahead. He further reported that he "circled around for a while" awaiting for the weather to clear, but during the circling he "ran out of fuel" and the engine lost power. Subsequently, the pilot landed in a corn field and the airplane nosed over.

The firewall sustained substantial damage.

The pilot did not report any mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's improper fuel management, which resulted in fuel exhaustion, a total loss of engine power, a forced landing, and nose over.

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