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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202069
Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182C
Owner/operator:Skydance Inc.
Registration: N8645T
C/n / msn: 52545
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Conway, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:AR88
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The airplane impacted terrain during a forced landing following a loss of engine power while on final approach. The student pilot reported that when he advanced the throttle, the engine 'sputtered, and then quit.' The pilot executed a forced landing, during which the airplane contacted trees and came to rest inverted. The pilot stated that he believed the loss of engine power was a result of carburetor icing. The temperature and dewpoint at the time of the accident were conducive to serious carburetor icing at glide power. The position of the carburetor heat control during the approach could not be determined, since attempts to contact the pilot subsequent to an initial telephone interview were unsuccessful.
Probable Cause: The total loss of engine power due to carburetor ice. Factors were the weather condition conducive to the formation of carburetor ice and the lack of suitable terrain for the forced landing.



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26-Nov-2017 10:55 ASN Update Bot Added

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