NTSB Identification: ANC86LA122.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31126.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 05, 1986 in MCGRATH, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N9661P
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 PILOT STATED THAT DURING THE CLIMBOUT THE ENGINE BEGAN TO SPUTTER, LOST POWER AND CRASHED INTO A WOODED AREA. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED HEAVY CARBURETOR ICING.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE..ICE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH TERRAIN

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