NTSB Identification: ANC85FA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26832.
Accident occurred Monday, November 12, 1984 in CHUGIAK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N9433C
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES APRX 2,600 FT SHORT OF RWY 19 THRESHOLD DURING THE LANDING APCH. THE ACFT STOPPED 35-40 FT AGL IN TREES AND AFTER A FEW MINUTES FELL TO THE GROUND. A DESCENT WAS MADE FROM APRX 10,000 FT WITH A LEANED MIXTURE, CLOSED THROTTLE AND NO CARBURETOR HEAT USAGE. THE OATS RANGES FROM 0 DEG F AT GROUND LEVEL TO -27 TO -36 DEG F AT 10,000 FT. PLT STATED THAT WHEN HE ADVANCED THE THROTTLE DURING THE APCH A RESPONSE IN POWER WAS NOT RECEIVED.

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:

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MIXTURE..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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