NTSB Identification: FTW85LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26654.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 02, 1984 in SPEARMAN, TX
Aircraft: American Aviation Corp. (AAC) AA-1A, registration: N100RJ
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PULLED UP FORM A LOW PASS OVER CATTLE WHEN ENG QUIT.PLT CITED PROBABLE CARBURETOR ICING BUT DID NOT USE CARB HEAT. IN TURN TO EMERGENCY LANDING AREA, ACFT SPEED DECAYED AND ACFT MUSHED INTO GROUND, COLLIDING WITH A DITCH.

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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