NTSB Identification: ANC89LA114.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38761.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 04, 1989 in PORT ALSWORTH, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/22/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N1512C
Injuries: 2 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.

ON FINAL APPROACH TO THE RUNWAY THE ENGINE QUIT. AFTER HITTING THE WATER, THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER ON ITS BACK. EXAMINATION OF THE FUEL SYSTEM REVEALED A BLOCKED FUEL LINE BETWEEN THE FUEL SELECTOR VALVE AND THE ENGINE.

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

A BLOCKED FUEL LINE BETWEEN THE FUEL SELECTOR AND THE ENGINE WHICH CAUSED FUEL STARVATION.

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