NTSB Identification: NYC84LA126.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24638.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 01, 1984 in HAGERSTOWN, MD
Aircraft: CESSNA 172H, registration: N2477L
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor,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.
THE PLT INITIATED A 5 MI STRAIGHT-IN APPROACH. WHEN THE ACFT WAS WITHIN 2 MI OF THE ARPT, THE PLT REDUCED POWER, APPLIEDCARB HEAT & SLOWED THE ACFT. WHEN IT APPEARED HE WAS GOING TO LAND SHORT, HE ADDED POWER, BUT THE ENG WOULD NOT RESPOND.THE ACFT WAS LANDED 3/4 MI SHORT OF THE RWY. NO PRE-ACCIDENT MECHANICAL PART FAILURE OR MALFUNTION WAS FOUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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