NTSB Identification: ATL86LA250.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32169.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 07, 1986 in ELKIN, NC
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D, registration: N44215
Injuries: 2 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.

PLT SAID HE HAD BEEN PERFORMING TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS. ENGINE LOST RPM AT ABOUT 50 AGL. AN ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO LAND ON THE SOD RWY WHICH RESULTED IN A HARD LANDING AND COLLAPSE OF THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR. PLT SAID HE SUSPECTED CARBURETOR ICING. ICING PROBABLITY CURVE INDICATED THAT SERIOUS ICING AT GLIDE POWER WAS PROBABLE.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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