NTSB Identification: ANC88LA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34208.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 03, 1987 in 45 NW ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N3128L
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 BELIEVED HE RAN OUT OF FUEL DURING THE IFR FLIGHT.

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:

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REFUELING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..TUNDRA

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