NTSB Identification: LAX86FVD05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30763.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 02, 1986 in OAKLAND, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182C, registration: N9047T
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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.

THE ACFT CONTACTED SEVERAL VEHICLES DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THE CARBURETOR BOWL WAS 1/3 FULL OF WATER. NO OTHER DISCREPANCIES WERE NOTED WHICH WOULD HAVE RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF PWR.

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION

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

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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