NTSB Identification: CHI84LA105.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23631.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 09, 1984 in CROWN POINT, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8544U
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 NOSED OVER DURING AN OFF ARPT FORCED LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE PLT SAID THE ENGINE BEGAN RUNNINGROUGH WHILE CRUISING AT 5000 FT MSL BEFORE A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER. THE ENGINE WAS EXAMINED AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND NOTHINGWAS WRONG MECHANICALLY ACCORDING TO THE CERTIFIED A&P MECHANIC WHO DID THE INSPECTION.

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

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

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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