NTSB Identification: LAX83LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20912.
Accident occurred Friday, May 06, 1983 in PARKER, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N94762
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 COLLIDED WITH A TREE DURING AN OFF ARPT PRECAUTIONARY LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE 'STARTED RUNNING ROUGH.' THE PILOT DESCRIBED A SURGING CONDITION AND UTILIZED THE TERM 'SPUTTERING' TO CHARACTERIZE THE ENGINE SOUND. DURING THE INVESTIGATION ABOUT 1 1/2 GALS OF 100LL WERE DRAINED FROM EACH TANK.

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

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

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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