NTSB Identification: NYC86LA047.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30685.
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 04, 1985 in EAST MORICHES, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N3530S
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 ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED WHEN IT COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR DURING A TAKEOFF CLIMB. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE PWR LOSS RESULTED FROM CARB ICE.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


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