NTSB Identification: CHI86FA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32271.
Accident occurred Friday, August 29, 1986 in GRAYSLAKE, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N53700
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
DRG CRUISE FLT, THERE WAS A LOSS OF ENG POWER (DECREASING TO 1900 RPM). THE PLT INITIATED A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON RWY 27, BUT OVERRAN THE INTENDED LANDING AREA. THE ACFT CONTD BEYOND THE END OF THE RWY & SUBSEQUENTLY FLIPPED OVER IN A CORN FIELD, WEST OF THE ARPT. AN INSPN OF THE CARBURETOR REVEALED UNIDENTIFIABLE FOREIGN MATTER IN THE MAIN METERING JET WHICH WOULD NOT ALLOW THE ENGINE TO OPERATE AT FULL POWER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..BLOCKED(PARTIAL)
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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