NTSB Identification: ANC88LA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34317.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 01, 1987 in WIND RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N54763
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 ACFT LOST POWER DURING TAKEOFF AND THE ACFT STALL/MUSHED BACK TO GROUND CONTACT. THE PILOT STATED THAT THE PARTIAL POWER FAILURE WAS DUE TO CARBURETOR ICING. THE EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE REVEALED NO MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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

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