NTSB Identification: ATL83LA062
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, December 13, 1982 in PHENIX CITY, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/13/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N52742
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.

AIRCRAFT HAD POWER LOSS DURING CRUISE AND DURING THE OFF AIRPORT LANDING A SOFT SPOT WAS HIT AND AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. CONTAMINATES WERE FOUND IN FUEL. TANK CAPS DID NOT SEAL PROPERLY. VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE FUEL CELL BLADDER DISCLOSED PERMANENT 1/2 TO 3/4 INCH RIDGES THROUGHOUT THE BOTTOM SURFACE OF BOTH LEFT & RIGHT BLADDERS.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CAP..INADEQUATE

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

FUEL SYSTEM,TANK..INADEQUATE

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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