NTSB Identification: LAX83LA110.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20721.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 19, 1983 in ANTIOCH, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N4611L
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.

ACCORDING TO THE LEFT SEAT PILOT THE ENGINE SPUTTERED AT 2200 RPM AND QUIT. THERE WERE WIRES OBSTRUCTING THE FIELD SELECTED FOR LANDING. THE ACFT WENT UNDER MOST OF THEM BUT CLIPPED ONE SERVICE ELECTRIC LINE. THE ACFT LANDED & ROLLED ABOUT 75 FEET BEFORE NOSING OVER IN THE MUD. THE TEMPERATURE WAS 65 DEGREES F. SEVERAL INCIDENTS OF CARBURETOR ICING WERE REPORTED TO FLT SERVICE ON THIS DAY.

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:

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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