NTSB Identification: LAX86FVM04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31272.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 23, 1986 in WATSONVILLE, CA
Aircraft: QUICKIE II, registration: N3921V
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT LANDED IN A WET FIELD OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE TAKEOFF RWY AFTER THE ENGINE LOST POWER DURING TAKEOFF. THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING THE LANDING. THE OWNER REPORTED THAT THE CARB HEAT WAS ON AT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT. THE PLT DOES NOT REMEMBER USING THE CARB HEAT. DURING A POST ACCIDENT RUN-UP THE ACFT ENG OPERATED NORMALLY.

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

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

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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