NTSB Identification: ANC86FA035.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30159.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 16, 1986 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA A185E, registration: N70010
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
ACFT HIT TREES AND POWER LINES AND CRASHED ON CITY RESIDENTIAL STREET FOLLOWING ENGINE FAILURE DURING TAKEOFF CLIMB. ENGINE DRIVEN FUEL PUMP FAILED DUE TO LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO WATER IN FUEL. OVER TWO QUARTS WATER WAS COLLECTED FROM AIRCRAFT TANKS AFTER CRASH. PILOT MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND DISTANCE FROM SUITABLE LANDING AREA.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)
MAINTENANCE,SERVICE OF AIRCRAFT/EQUIPMENT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
MAINTENANCE,SERVICE OF AIRCRAFT/EQUIPMENT..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL
AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
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