NTSB Identification: ANC85LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28147.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 07, 1985 in EGEGIK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 185F, registration: N8700Z
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.

ENGINE FAILED AT 200 FT AGL, DUE TO FUEL STARVATION. PLT ATTEMPTED TO REACH LAKE, & CRASHED IN TREES AT EDGE OF LAKE.

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

FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT MANUALS,PERFORMANCE INFORMATION..INADEQUATE

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