NTSB Identification: ATL82DA210
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 25, 1982 in MOBILE, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/25/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N735RF
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 Uninjured.

THE PILOT EXPERIENCED A POWER LOSS DURING TAKEOFF AND MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A SOFT SOYBEAN FIELD. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER AFTER LANDING. WATER WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL IN THE LEFT TANK AND CARBURETOR. THE PILOT HAD ALSO FOUND WATER INTHE LEFT TANK DURING PREFLIGHT.

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

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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