NTSB Identification: SEA83LA050.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19662.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 02, 1983 in CHILOQUIN, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 182N, registration: N92353
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 LONG STRAIGHT IN APPROACH FROM ABOUT 3 MILES OUT THE AIRCRAFT LOST POWER. THE PILOT FIGURED HE COULD NOT MAKE THE RUNWAY SO HE TRIED FOR A HIGHWAY. IN DIVING TO AVOID WIRES HE DROVE THE NOSE GEAR ONTO THE GROUND. THE NOSE GEAR WAS SHEARED OFF AND THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED ABOUT 270 FEET BEFORE GOING INTO A DITCH.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..BELOW..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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