NTSB Identification: LAX86LA088.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32584.
Accident occurred Friday, January 10, 1986 in SAN JOSE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N733ZF
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 CONTACTED TREES AND A BUILDING DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A POWER LOSS WHILE ON FINAL APCH TO LAND. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED A FAILURE OF THE THROTTLE CABLE HOUSING AT THE SWAGED BALL JOINT NEAR THE CARBURETOR. THIS FAILURE ALLOWED ENG POWER TO REDUCE TO IDLE.

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER,CABLE..FAILURE,TOTAL


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