NTSB Identification: SEA84FA020.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21924.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 13, 1983 in INKOM, ID
Aircraft: JODEL-BERNIER JODEL F-11, registration: N49842
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT CRASHED DURING A FORCED LANDING ATTEMPT AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT. THE PILOT REPORTED THE ENGINE STOPPED WHILE IN CRUISE FLT. IT STARTED AND STOPPED AND STARTED A 2ND TIME BUT WOULD NOT MAINTAIN FLT. THE PILOT TURNED TOWARD A HAYFIELDFOR LANDING. THE ENGINE STOPPED AGAIN. THINKING HE HAD ENOUGH ALTITUDE HE DID NOT TRY A RESTART. AS HE CAME OVER A BLUFFTHE ACFT DROPPED AND HIT THE GROUND BEFORE REACHING THE FIELD. THE ACFT LANDED IN AN AREA OF ROUGHNESS AND OBSTRUCTIONS.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS

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