NTSB Identification: ATL83FKG08.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21153.
Accident occurred Friday, June 10, 1983 in COVERDALE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N21830
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT AFTER THE 4TH PASS, HE HAD JUST COMPLETED A TURN OVER A WOODED AREA WHEN THE ENGINE POWER WENT TO IDLE RPM. HE WAS FORCED TO LAND IN THE TREES, ADJACENT TO THE FIELD THAT HE WAS SPRAYING. NO PREIMPACT, MECHANICAL FAILURE WAS FOUND. THE PLT REPORTED ONLY 1 HR OF PREVIOUS FLT EXPERIENCE IN THIS MAKE & MODEL.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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