NTSB Identification: MKC85LA203.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28672.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 01, 1985 in DEEPWATER, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N3943L
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 ACFT WAS CRUSING AT 2,000 FT, 50 MIN AFTER TAKEOFF WHEN THE ENG BEGAN RUNNING ROUGH, LOST RPM, AND THEN QUIT. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A SMALL FLD AND THE COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING THE LANDING ROLL. THE INVESTIGATION, WHICH INCLUDED RUNNING THE ENG TO 1800 RPM, FAILED TO REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE TO EXPLAIN THE REPORTED LOSS OF POWER.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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