NTSB Identification: ANC83LA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22140.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 14, 1983 in EAGLE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N4894A
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 PILOT STATED THAT HE FELT THE ENGINE DID NOT DEVELOP FULL POWER DURING TAKEOFF, POSSIBLY DUE TO FORMATION OF CARBURETOR ICE DURING RAIN SHOWERS. INSTEAD OF ABORTING, HE CONTINUED AND THE ACFT STRUCK TREES ON THE DEPARTURE.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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