NTSB Identification: CHI84LA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21654.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 04, 1983 in LANCASTER, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N63425
Injuries: 4 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 LANDED IN A PLOWED FIELD DURING AN OFF ARPT FORCED LANDING AFTER POWER LOSS IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR LANDING.THE ARPT MANAGER REPORTED THAT WHEN HE REACHED THE ACFT THE CARBURETOR HEAT WAS OFF. THE PILOT SAID SHE THOUGHT SHE USEDIT BUT WAS NOT POSITIVE. TWO DAYS AFTER THE ACCIDENT THE ENGINE WAS STARTED AND RAN WITH NO PROBLEMS.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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