NTSB Identification: DEN84LA291.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25593.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 16, 1984 in LONGMONT, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N6579K
Injuries: 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 WAS MAKING A LOW PASS OVER A STRIP HE WANTED CERTIFIED. DURING AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND THE ENG WOULD NOT RESPOND SO THE PLT LANDED. THE ACFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE WET SOD AIRSTRIP AND NOSED OVER. THE PLT SAID AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT THE CARBURETOR HEAT HAD NOT BEEN USEDD IN THE LAST 10 MINUTES OF FLT. THE ENGINE WAS TESTED BY THE FAA AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND IT OPERATED NORMALLY.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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