1985 C-182 Carburetor Icing Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine

C-182 Non-Fatal Batesville, MS January 12, 1985

After discharging parachutists at 7500 ft msl the plt closed the throttle and descended to 1200 ft without clearing the engine. No pwr was available when the throttle was advanced upon reaching 1200 ft. A forced landing was made in a bean fld and the acft nosed over after contacting a rut. Environment and power conditions were conductive to carb ice.

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