NTSB Identification: MIA84LA111.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24871.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 15, 1984 in ARECIBO
Aircraft: CESSNA U206F, registration: N51032
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PLT RELATED THAT THE FLT DEPT ST CROIX WITH 28 GAL OF FUEL ABOARD. IN THE VICINITY OF ARECILO, PR THE ENG LOST POWER. EXAMINATION OF THE FUEL TANKS SHOWED MORE THAN 8 GAL OF FUEL BUT 'THE FUEL BLADDER TRAPPED THE FUEL FROM FLOWING INTO THE ENGINE.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,TANK..BLOCKED(PARTIAL)

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:

FUEL SYSTEM,TANK..BUCKLED

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

FUEL SYSTEM,TANK..DISTORTED


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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