NTSB Identification: MKC87LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32231.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 05, 1986 in TRIBUNE, KS
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N84911
Injuries: 1 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 PIC RPTD ENG FAILURE WHILE IN CRUISE FLT. THE STUDENT PIC SUSPECTED CARB ICING AS THE CAUSE OF THE ENG FAILURE. NO MECHANICAL PBLM WAS DISCOVERED DURING THE ENG INSPECTION. THE ICING PROBABILITY CHARTS INDICATED THAT CARBURETOR ICING WAS LIKELY IN THE CRUISE PWR CONFIGURATION THE PIC WAS USING. NO FUEL CONTAMINATES OR OTHER DESCREPANCIES WERE DISCOVERED DURING THE FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION.

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:

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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