NTSB Identification: NYC83LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20675.
Accident occurred Monday, April 18, 1983 in MIDDLEBORO, MA
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GBC, registration: N4163Y
Injuries: 1 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 LANDED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AFTER EXPERIENCING A POWER LOSS ON THE APPROACH. THE PILOT HAD CARBURETOR HEAT ON AND WHEN HE EXPERIENCED A DOWNDRAFT ON FINAL HE SAID HE OPENED THE THROTTLE AND THE ENGINE QUIT. THE ACFT WAS LANDED IN THE BUSHES SHORT OF THE RUNWAY WHERE IT NOSED OVER.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

POWERPLANT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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