NTSB Identification: MKC86FCD03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32685.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 16, 1986 in WATERLOO, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: ROGER WARNELL KR-1, registration: N49RW
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 PILOT REPORTED THAT HE HAD CARBURETOR PROBLEMS. THE ENGINE QUIT AND THE PILOT MADE A FORCED LANDING ABOUT ONE MILE FROM AIRPORT. THIS WAS THE PILOTS FIRST FLIGHT IN THIS AIRCRAFT.

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..INOPERATIVE

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