Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2010 Issue

December 17, 2009, Corona, Calif., Cessna 172F

The airplane sustained substantial damage at about 1445 Pacific time following loss of engine power and a subsequent forced landing. The solo private pilot received minor injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. Abeam the approach end of the runway, the pilot retarded the throttle to about 1000 rpm, then attempted to add power. There was no response from the engine.

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