NTSB Identification: CHI83LA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20239.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 16, 1983 in WHEATON, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N3318F
Injuries: 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.

WHILE IN CRUISE FLIGHT AT 2500' AGL THE CARBURETOR ICE WARNING LIGHT CAME ON. THE PILOT APPLIED CARBURETOR HEAT AND THE LIGHT WENT OUT. AFTER THE LIGHT WENT OUT THE PILOT RETURNED THE HEAT TO 'OFF.' THE PILOT REPEATED THE ABOVE SEQUENCE AND WHEN THE LIGHT ILLUMINATED FOR THE THIRD TIME THE ENGINE STOPPED. THE PILOT STALLED THE AIRCRAFT WHEN EXECUTING A FORCED LANDING. THE HARD LANDING CAUSED DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE FIREWALL AREA.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

POWERPLANT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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