NTSB Identification: FTW83LA268.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22619.
Accident occurred Monday, June 06, 1983 in MCALLEN, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N4016Y
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 ENG QUIT DURING CLIMBOUT. INSPECTION REVEALED THAT THE FUEL SYSTEM CONTAINED ABOUT 50% CLEAR LIQUID OTHER THAN GASOLINE. THE ACFT HAD SAT WITH ITS TANKS EMPTY FOR THE PAST 7-10 DAYS.

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

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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