NTSB Identification: ANC83IA074.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22304.
Incident occurred Saturday, April 23, 1983 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N9824X
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

LOSS OF POWER CAUSED BY RAGS STUFFED INTO THE ENGINE AIR INDUCTION INTAKE DUCT FORCED THE PILOT TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON A FROZEN LAKE.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,RAM AIR/INDUCTION AIR..BLOCKED(PARTIAL)

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