NTSB Identification: ATL86LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31450.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 07, 1986 in FAYETTEVILLE, GA
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N28044
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 PLT REPORTED THAT WHILE ON DOWNWIND THE ENGINE STARTED TO RUN ROUGH. THE PLT APPLIED CARBURETOR HEAT AND THE ENGINE QUIT. A TURN TOWARD A LANDING AREA WAS MADE; HOWEVER, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES. WEATHER CONDITIONS AT THE TIME WERE FAVORABLE FOR CARBURETOR ICING. THE PLT NORMALLY OPERATES JET AIR CARRIER TYPE ACFT. MOST OF HIS EXPERIENCE IN A J3 CUB WAS OVER 20 YEARS PRIOR TO THIS FLT.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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