NTSB Identification: ANC86LA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29714.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 17, 1985 in BIG LAKE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA C-177RG, registration: N2191Q
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.

WHILE PERFORMING SLOW FLIGHT MANEUVERS, THE STUDENT APPLIED POWER WITH NO RESPONSE. VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF CONTROLS PRODUCED NO FURTHER RESPONSE FROM THE ENGINE. THE INSTRUCTOR AND STUDENT COMPLETED A FORCED LANDING IN A FURROWED CLEARING AT NIGHT.

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

FUEL BOOST PUMP SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM..UNDETERMINED

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