NTSB Identification: ANC88LA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35478.
Accident occurred Monday, May 16, 1988 in TUNTUTULIAK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 185E, registration: N1592F
Injuries: 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.

THE PRIVATE PILOT-IN-COMMAND OF THE CESSNA 185 WAS PERFORMING BUSINESS FLYING FOR THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION. WHEN HE RAN OUT OF FUEL DURING A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, HE ATTEMPTED AN OFF-AIRPORT FORCED LANDING WHICH RESULTED IN A NOSEOVER ACCIDENT. THE PLT FAILED TO FILE A REPORT. THE HELICOPTER CREW THAT RESCUED HIM REPORTED THAT THE ACFT APPEARED TO BE SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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