NTSB Identification: ATL93LA095.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 50713.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 22, 1993 in ATHENS, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/15/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N1497V
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.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WHEN HE ATTEMPTED TO ADD POWER, WHILE ON SHORT FINAL FOR THE RUNWAY, THE ENGINE WOULD NOT RESPOND. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE DID NOT REVEAL ANY MECHANICAL PROBLEMS. THERE WAS FUEL IN THE AIRCRAFT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

FAILURE OF THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE TO PRODUCE POWER FOR UNKNOWN REASONS.

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