NTSB Identification: CHI88DEP07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37236.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 21, 1988 in BURLINGTON, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182B, registration: N2486G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DRG A NORMAL DSCNT, IN PREPARATION TO LAND, THE ENG LOST ALL POWER. THE PLT MADE AN EMERG LANDING, BUT DRG THE LANDING ROLL-OUT, THE NOSEWHEEL ENCTRD SOFT, UNEVEN TERRAIN & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL TANKS OR CARBURETOR FLOAT BOWL, BUT VEGETATION BELOW THE VENTED CAPS WAS DISCOLORED, INDICATING FUEL HAD DRAINED OUT. WHEN THE ENG WAS EXAMINED, NO REASON WAS FOUND FOR THE POWER LOSS. DUE TO DAMAGE, AN ENG RUN-UP WAS NOT ATMTD. THE TEMP & DUE POINT WERE 69 & 61 DEG, RESPECTIVELY. ACCORDING TO ICING PROBABILITY CHARTS, SERIOUS CARBURETOR ICING COULD HAVE OCCURRED AT GLIDE POWER. THE CARBURETOR AIR BOX WAS DAMAGED DRG THE ACDNT; THEREFORE, ITS PREIMPACT CONDITION COULD NOT BE DETERMINED. THE CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL WAS FOUND IN THE 'ON' POSITION.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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