NTSB Identification: SEA83LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19793.
Accident occurred Monday, January 17, 1983 in POCATELLO, ID
Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A, registration: N28163
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.
DURING A MISSED APPROACH A PARTIAL POWER LOSS OCCURRED DURING THE TRANSITION TO CLIMB. THE PLT EXECUTED A COURSE REVERSAL TO RETURN VISUALLY TO THE ARPT. SHORTLY THEREAFTER HE CHOSE TO EXECUTE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON A FRONTAGE ROAD WHICH PARALLELED RR TRACKS. DURING THE APPROACH THE ACFT STRUCK COMMUNICATION LINES & THEN A POLE. EXAMINATION OF THE THROTTLE CABLE REVEALED THAT IT HAD SLIPPED FREE OF ITS ATTACH POINT AT THE CARBURETOR. A NEW THROTTLE CABLE HAD BEEN INSTALLED 12/7/82. THE ACFT WAS OPERATED 2.7 HRS SINCE THAT TIME, THE EQUIVALENT OF THE FLT TIME FROM PORTLAND, OR TO POCATELLO, ID.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:THROTTLE/POWER LEVER,CABLE..DISCONNECTED
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL
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