NTSB Identification: ANC84LA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22902.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, December 12, 1983 in BARROW, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301, registration: N3575A
Injuries: 4 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 PLT STATED THAT SHORTLY AFTER REACHING CRUISE ALTITUDE THE ENG FAILED. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE ON TUNDRA COVERED BY ENCRUSTED SNOW & ICE NAD THE GEAR COLLAPSED. DURING THE ON-SCENE INVESTIGATION THE FUEL INJECTOR WAS FOUND TO ALLOW ONLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF FUEL FLOW. HOWEVER, THE UNIT WAS LATER BENCH TESTED & WAS OPERATING NORMALLY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED
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