NTSB Identification: ANC84LA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24890.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 24, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A, registration: N7286D
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PLT STATED THAT JUST PRIOR TO THE ENG FAILURE, THE LEFT FUEL TANK 'WAS EMPTY' AND THE RIGHT TANK CONTAINED APPROXIMATELY 1/8 OF A TANK OF FUEL. THE PLT SUSPECTED FUEL STARVATION.

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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