NTSB Identification: FTW84LA232.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25219.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 13, 1984 in VICTORIA, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 170, registration: N2539V
Injuries: 4 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 PILOT STATED THAT WHILE ON A LONG FINAL APPROACH POWER WAS REDUCED FOR DESCENT. SHORTLY THEREAFTER THE THROTTLE WAS APPLIED BUT THE ENGINE FAILED TO RESPOND. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED 100 YARDS SHORT OF RWY 17. THE PILOT STATED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT HE ATTRIBUTES THE LACK OF ENGINE RESPONSE TO CARBURETOR ICE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE
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