NTSB Identification: ANC90LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41766.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 05, 1990 in SLEEPER BAY, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/15/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA C-T210, registration: N6016N
Injuries: 4 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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT AT 600 FEET MSL THE ENGINE QUIT. THE PILOT THEN MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON A SMALL GRAVEL BAR. THE AIRPLANE WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. THE PILOT AND THREE PASSENGERS WERE NOT INJURED. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRPLANE REVEALED THE LEFT FUEL TANK HAD APPROXIMATELY 15 GALLONS OF FUEL. THE RIGHT FUEL TANK WAS DRY.

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

IMPROPER FUEL TANK SELECTION.

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