NTSB Identification: SEA84LA047.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23618.
Accident occurred Friday, January 27, 1984 in IMNAHA, OR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-20, registration: N7771K
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 NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING ON A SNOW COVERED FIELD. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE ACFT BEGAN TO LOSE POWER AT ABOUT 6500 FT MSL. AN INSPECTION OF THE ENG DID NOT REVEAL ANY MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR DISCREPANCY.

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

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


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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