NTSB Identification: CHI85FA316.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32713.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 28, 1985 in PLAIN CITY, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N4202L
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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.

THE PLT HAD JUST TAKEN OFF FROM HIS PVT STRIP FOR THE FOURTH FLT OF THE DAY WHEN WITNESSES HEARD THE ENG QUIT. THE ACFT HAD BEEN FLOWN 3.4 HRS SINCE THE LAST REFUELING. THE ACFT WAS BEING OPERATED ON A MIXTURE OF AVGAS AND AUTOMOTIVE FUEL WITH NO STC. THE ACFT WAS TURNING BACK TOWARD THE STRIP WHEN IT STALLED AND IMPACTED THE TERRAIN IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE/MALFUNCTION WHICH WOULD HAVE RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF PWR.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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