NTSB Identification: NYC87LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34648.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 05, 1987 in WARWICK, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/1988
Aircraft: Ercoupe (Eng & Research Corp.) 415D, registration: N2833H
Injuries: 2 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 FLIGHT WAS ON APPROACH FOR LANDING ON RUNWAY 3 AT WARWICK AIRPORT WHEN THE ENGINE STARTED TO SPUTTER. THE PILOT CONTINUED TO PUMP THE THROTTLE BUT OVERSHOT THE RUNWAY AND LANDED IN A SWAMP. IT WAS NOT DETERMINED WHAT CAUSED THE LOSS OF POWER TO THE ENGINE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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