NTSB Identification: CHI87LA046.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32168.
Accident occurred Monday, December 15, 1986 in LAKE VILLAGE, IN
Aircraft: AERONCA 11BC, registration: N3969E
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 PILOT STATED THAT HE GRADUALLY LOST POWER WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH. HE FINALLY STALLED THE AIRCRAFT AND PANCAKED IT INTO THE TREES BEFORE THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT ALSO STATED THAT HE SUSPECTED CARBURETOR ICE WAS INVOLVED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

STALL/MUSH..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND



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