NTSB Identification: SEA87LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32738.
Accident occurred Monday, October 13, 1986 in MOUNTAIN HOME, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N94529
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.

ON SHORT FINAL THE ENGINE BEGAN RUNNING ROUGH. THE PILOT ELECTED AT THAT TIME TO PLACE THE CARBURETOR HEAT IN THE ON POSITION. THE ENGINE THEN CEASED OPERATING. THE PILOT LANDED THE AIRCRAFT SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK A CHAIN LINK FENCE DURING THE LANDING ROLL. NO REASON FOR THE ENGINE FAILURE COULD BE DETERMINED BY THE MECHANICS WHO INSPECTED THE AIRCRAFT. HOWEVER, WHEN THE CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL WAS IN THE FULL OFF POSITION IT WAS DISCOVERED THAT THE CARBURETOR HEAT WAS OPEN 1/3 OF THE WAY.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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