NTSB Identification: CHI84LA257.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26225.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 24, 1984 in LEWISBURG, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172L, registration: N4357Q
Injuries: 2 Minor,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.

AFTER DESCENT FROM 4000 FT TO 1000, PLT APPLIED PWR FOR LEVEL OFF & ENG DID NOT RESPOND. CARB HEAT WAS NOT USED DURING DESCENT OR AFTER POWER LOSS. PLT EXECUTED FORCED LANDING IN BEAN FIELD, COLLIDING WITH A WIRE ON APPROACH AND DAMAGING THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT NOSED OVER. POST-MISHAP ENG TEST RUN MET NORMAL SPECIFICATIONS. TEMP 75 DEGREES, DEW PT 47 DEGREES.

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,STATIC


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..PREVIOUS DAMAGE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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