NTSB Identification: MKC83LA085.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20797.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 03, 1983 in CONCORDIA, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 182F, registration: N3102U
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.

THE ACFT WAS FORCED TO LAND IN A WHEATFIELD WHEN THE ENGINE QUIT. THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT CRUISING AT 2000 FEET WHEN THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE FLT. HAD STARTED ABOUT 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. THE DEW POINT WAS 32 AND THE TEMPERATURE 45 DEGREES F. THE TANK SELECTOR WAS ON BOTH TANKS. THE MECHANIC WHO EXAMINED THE ACFT AFTER THE ACCIDENT SAID HE DRAINED ABOUT 15 GALLONS OF FUEL FROM THE ACFT AND FOUND ONLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF SEDIMENT IN THE FUEL FROM THE STRAINER. NO WATER OR OTHER CONTAMINATION WAS FOUND. THE NOSE GEAR WAS REPAIRED AND THE ACFT WAS FLOWNFROM THE ACCIDENT SITE TO LIBERTY MO. AND NO POWER PLANT DEFICIENCIES WERE FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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