NTSB Identification: LAX87LA015.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31965.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 12, 1986 in KING CITY, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N4823D
Injuries: 2 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.

WHILE CRUISING NEAR KING CITY, CA, THE AIRCRAFT LOST POWER AND AN ATTEMPT TO RESTART THE ENGINE WAS UNSUCCESSFUL. THE AIRCRAFT WAS THEN LANDED IN A FIELD, BUT IT COLLIDED WITH A TREE DURING THE LANDING ROLL. AN EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED THAT THE MIXTURE CONTROL CABLE CLAMP HAD SLIPPED CAUSING THE MIXTURE TO MOVE TO THE IDLE CUTOFF POSITION.

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

MIXTURE CONTROL,CABLE..LOOSE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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