NTSB Identification: CHI83LA015
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, October 14, 1982 in SACRED HESET, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/14/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N758QX
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 A FLIGHT TO PHOTOGRAPH FARMS, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO GET IT RESTARTED. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE IN A BEAN FIELD THAT WAS SOFT FROM RECENT RAINS. SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. AFTER THE ACCIDENT, ABOUT 5 GAL OF FUEL WAS FOUND IN EACH TANK. AN EXAMINATION AND RUN-UP OF THE ENGINE REVEALED NO PREIMPACT, MERCHANICAL FAILURES.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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