NTSB Identification: DEN86LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30943.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 01, 1986 in AFTON, WY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N4238Z
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PLT STATED HE HAD DESCENDED TO OBSERVE WILDLIFE. WHEN HE ATTEMPTED TO ADD PWR HE DISCOVERED THE ENG HAD QUIT. THE PLT INDICATED THE ACFT WHEEL CONTACTED THE DEEP SNOW AT A MODERATE RATE OF HORIZONTAL SPEED WHILE HE WAS TRYING TO RESTART THE ENG.

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

BUZZING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PULL-UP..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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