NTSB Identification: ANC87LA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34057.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 06, 1987 in TANANA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N4136E
Injuries: 2 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 HE JUST LIFTED OFF THE LAKE WHEN THE ENGINE QUIT. THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND CRASHED INTO THE LAKE. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE JUST RAN OUT OF FUEL.

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:

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..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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