NTSB Identification: CHI85LA062.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27096.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 04, 1984 in CHAMPAIGN, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 182J, registration: N2910F
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.

N2910F, NOSED OVER IN A FIELD AFTER ENGINE FAILURE DURING INITIAL CLIMB ON A BIANNUAL FLIGHT REVIEW. WHEN THE ACFT WAS EXAMINED FOLLOWING THE ACC, A TWO INCH ICICLE WAS FOUND IN THE BOTTOM OF THE RT FUEL TANK LOCATED AT THE FUEL LINE CONNECTION. THE FUEL FROM BOTH TANKS WAS DRAINED INTO A CONTAINER & ABOUT ONE-HALK CUP OF WATER WAS IN THE FUEL. A 'RIPPLE' ABOUT 1/4 TO 1/2 INCH IN HEIGHT WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL TANK.

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

ACFT/EQUIP,INADEQUATE DESIGN..MANUFACTURER


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