NTSB Identification: LAX88LA234.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36906.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 26, 1988 in LA GRANGE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N4833E
Injuries: 1 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.

DURING CRUISE FLIGHT, THE PILOT WAS ADJUSTING THE MIXTURE, WHEN THE ENGINE LOST POWER. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE IN A FIELD WHERE DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH A TREE STUMP. INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT THE MIXTURE CONTROL LINKAGE WAS NOT CONNECTED AT THE CARBURETOR. IT WAS FOUND THAT AN AD WAS NOT PROPERLY COMPLIED WITH IN REGARDS TO THE SERIAL NUMBERED PARTS USED WERE NOT CORRECT FOR THE ACCIDENT AIRPLANE.

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

MIXTURE CONTROL,LINKAGE..DISCONNECTED

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

MAINTENANCE,COMPLIANCE WITH AD..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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