NTSB Identification: ANC86LA079.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31743.
Accident occurred Monday, June 16, 1986 in NAKNEK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 185F, registration: N70438
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.

AIRPLANE RAN OUT OF FUEL ON ONE TANK. ALTITUDE WAS TOO LOW TO RESTART ON OTHER TANK PRIOR TO GROUND IMPACT.

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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