NTSB Identification: SEA85LA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27768.
Accident occurred Friday, May 17, 1985 in COUER D'ALENE, ID
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N13403
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.

THE ENG LOST POWER AFTER CARB HEAT WAS APPLIED & THE THROTTLE WAS RETARDED ON BASE LEG. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING ON FRESHLY PLOWED GROUND SHORT OF THE RWY. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION. THE ENG OPERATED NORMALLY DURING AN OPERATIONAL CHECK AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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