NTSB Identification: FTW84LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23364.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 08, 1983 in CLARKSVILLE, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N4979D
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 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 ACRT CRASHED INTO TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING WHEN THE ENGINE LOST POWER DURING TAKEOFF CLIMB AFTER A POWER REDUCTION. THE PLT SAID HE WAS TOO LOW TO MANEUVER SO HE LANDED STRAIGHT AHEAD INTO THE TREES. THE PLT SUSPECTED CARBURETOR ICING. THE TEMPERATURE WAS 76 DEGREES AND THE DEW POINT WAS 64 DEGREES F WHICH IS CONDUCIVE TO CARBURETOR ICING.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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