NTSB Identification: FTW84LA280.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26326.
Accident occurred Monday, June 18, 1984 in BLUE RIDGE, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N82213
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.

PLT HAD POWER AT IDLE DURING DESCENT FROM 900 FT AGL TO 200 FT AGL. DURING A LOW PASS OVER A FIELD, PLT ADVANCED THROTTLE, ENGINE SPUTTERED AND DID NOT ACCELERATE. HEAVY BRAKING WAS USED DURING FORCED LANDING ROLL AND ACFT NOSED OVER. PLT DID NOT RECALL USING CARB HEAT DURING DESCENT AND LOW PASS AT IDLE PWR. ENGINE WAS SUCCESSFULLY RUN AT LOW AND HIGH PWR SETTINGS AFTER THE ACCIDENT. PLT MADE LOW PASS TO VIEW REAL ESTATE.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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