NTSB Identification: CHI93LA275.
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Accident occurred Saturday, July 24, 1993 in SPARTA, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/25/1994
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N95478
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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THE ENGINE RAN ROUGHLY AND LOST PARTIAL POWER DURING CLIMB AFTER TAKEOFF. A LANDING LIGHT GASKET WAS FOUND CAUGHT IN THE AIRBOX SCREEN AND TRAILING INTO THE CARBURETOR.

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

the separation of the rear landing light gasket into the air induction path.

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