NTSB Identification: MIA82DA093
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 04, 1982 in QUINCY, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/04/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N4049D
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

AFTER COMPLETING THE DROP ON A SKYDIVING FLIGHT, THE ENGINE LOST POWER DURING A POWER-OFF DESCENT. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE CARBURETOR HEAT WAS NOT USED DURING THE DESCENT PRIOR TO THE LOSS OF POWER. HOWEVER, THE PROBABILITY OF WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR CARBURETOR ICE WAS NOT VERIFIED. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A FENCE DURING AN OFF-AIRPORT LANDING, BEFORE REACHING THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE TOOK OFF WITH 10 GALLONS OF FUEL ON BOARD. THE PLANE CRASHED ABOUT 15 MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF. AN EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED NO MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

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