NTSB Identification: MIA83FLD03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20962.
Accident occurred Monday, February 21, 1983 in ZEPHYRHILLS, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: CGNHL
Injuries: 2 Serious,2 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ON INITIAL CLIMB AT ABOUT 250 FT AGL THE ENGINE FAILED. WATER WAS FOUND IN THE GASCOLATOR AND IN THE FUEL TANKS. A WRINKLED RIDGE WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL TANK BOTTOM WHICH TRAPPED WATER.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,TANK..IMPROPER

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

FUEL SYSTEM,TANK..WATER

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