NTSB Identification: MKC90LA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42519.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 26, 1990 in GODDARD, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/09/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N1655C
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH, AT ABOUT 350 FEET AGL, THE ENGINE FAILED. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS ATTEMPTED, SHORT OF THE RUNWAY, RESULTING IN A NOSE OVER IN A PLOWED FIELD. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED A LOOSE FUEL STRAINER SCREEN HAD TURNED SIDEWAYS IN THE LINE AND RESTRICTED THE FUEL FLOW.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FUEL STARVATION DUE TO A LOOSE FUEL STRAINER SCREEN. A FACTOR RELATED TO THIS ACCIDENT WAS LACK OF SUITABLE TERRAIN FOR A FORCED LANDING.

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