NTSB Identification: NYC88LA154.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38100.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 28, 1988 in KENSINGTON, NH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC, registration: N7672S
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.

UPON REACHING THE DESTINATION AIRPORT, THE PILOT DECIDED TO DO A FEW TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 600 FEET DOWNFIELD AT ABOUT 45-50 MPH. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WITH APPLICATION OF FULL THROTTLE, THE ENGINE HESITATED. THE AIRCRAFT STARTED TO CLIMB ABOUT 400 FEET BEFORE THE END OF THE RUNWAY, HOWEVER THE CLIMB RATE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT TO CLEAR TREES 450 FEET OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED AND SLID DOWN BETWEEN TWO TREES INVERTED.

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

ABORT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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