NTSB Identification: ANC85LA153.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29022.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 18, 1985 in WASILLA, AK
Aircraft: STINSON 10A, registration: N34656
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 ACFT CONTACTED TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR WHICH RESULTED FROM FUEL EXHAUSTION DURING AN INITIAL TAKEOFF CLIMB. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON A ROAD, HOWEVER, WHEN A CAR PULLED ONTO THE ROAD, THE PLT FLEW THE ACFT INTO TREES. ONLY A RESIDUAL AMT OF FUEL WAS FOUND REMAINING IN THE ACFT.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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