NTSB Identification: CHI87LA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32125.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 08, 1986 in EAST JORDAN, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N1420Q
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT AFTER EXTENDING 10 DEGREES OF FLAPS AND APPLYING CARBURETOR HEAT ON FINAL APCH, HE REDUCED THROTTLE. UPON THROTTLE REDUCTION, THE ENGINE QUIT. INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED A BROKEN MIXTURE CONTROL CABLE HOUSING. THE ENGINE OPERATED NORMALLY AT A FULL RICH MIXTURE SETTING.

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

MIXTURE CONTROL..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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