NTSB Identification: ANC87LA065.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33013.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 03, 1987 in NORTH POLE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: LAKE LA-4-200, registration: N65678
Injuries: 3 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 SHORTLY AFTER LIFTING OFF THE WATER THE ENGINE QUIT; THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED ON THE GRAVEL BAR. THE PILOT ALSO STATED THAT HE RAN OUT OF FUEL. THE PLTS FLT TIME WAS NOT REPORTED OR AVAILABLE.

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

FUEL SYSTEM..EXHAUSTION

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,TANK..EXHAUSTION

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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