NTSB Identification: NYC91LA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44904.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 24, 1991 in CHAMBERSBURG, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N19102
Injuries: 1 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.
THE PILOT WAS TURNING BASE TO FINAL WHEN THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE CARBURETOR HEAT WAS FOUND IN THE OFF POSITION AT THE ACCIDENT SITE. THE CARBURETOR ICING PROBABILITY CHART SHOWED THE WEATHER CONDITIONS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WERE CONDUCTIVE FOR SERIOUS ICING DURING GLIDE POWER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: CARBURETOR ICE AND THE PILOT'S IMPROPER USE OF CARBURETOR HEAT. A FACTOR RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WAS: CARBURETOR ICING (WEATHER CONDITIONS).
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