NTSB Identification: ATL86LA060.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30451.
Accident occurred Monday, January 20, 1986 in CARTHAGE, MS
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N973JM
Injuries: 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.

WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH FOR LANDING THE PILOT ADVANCED THE THROTTLE TO ADJUST HIS FINAL APPROACH PATH AND THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND FLIPPED INVERTED. THE ENGINE WAS LATER TEST RUN AND PERFORMED TO MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATIONS. HOWEVER, THE CARBURETOR AIRBOX WHICH REGULATES THE CARBURETOR HEAT WAS IMPROPERLY REPAIRED BY REDRILLING A HOLE IN THE CONTROL ARM ATTACHMENT POINT. IT COULD NOT BE DETERMINED WHAT EFFECT THIS HAD UPON THE OPERATION OF THE CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL DUE TO THE DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL,TORQUE BOX..UNAPPROVED PART

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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