NTSB Identification: NYC84LA196.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25465.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 03, 1984 in ORLEANS, MA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8433L
Injuries: 3 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.

SHORTLY AFTER LEVEL OFF THE PILOT STATED THAT THE ENGINE BEGAN TO RUN ROUGHLY. ALL EMERGENCY PROCEDURES WERE FOLLOWED AND A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING WAS MADE ON THE BEACH. AS THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN AND ROLLED OUT, THE NOSE WHEEL DUG INTO THE SAND AND THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER. TEMPERATURE AT THE TIME WAS APRX 60 DEG F. INSPECTION REVEALED THAT THE FLEX DUCT THAT SUPPLIES HOT AIR TO THE CARBURETOR WHEN CARBURETOR HEAT IS APPLIED HAD BECOME DISCONNECTED.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL..DISCONNECTED

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

CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL,LINKAGE..DISCONNECTED

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