NTSB Identification: LAX90LA276.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43786.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 07, 1990 in SAN ANDERAS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/23/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA TR182, registration: N5313S
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 STUDENT PILOT WAS PRACTICING A FORCED LANDING TO AN AIRPORT. DURING HIS POWER OFF DESCENT HE DID NOT APPLY CARBURETOR HEAT. WHEN HE ATTEMPTED TO INCREASE POWER FOR THE GO-AROUND, THE ENGINE FALTERED AND THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH ROCKS AND TREES BEFORE NOSING OVER ON ITS BACK.

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

THE ACCUMULATION OF CARBURETOR ICE RESULTING FROM THE FAILURE OF THE STUDENT PILOT TO APPLY CARBURETOR HEAT DURING THE POWER OFF GLIDING DESCENT.

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