NTSB Identification: NYC84FHM03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22444.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 10, 1983 in MONTGOMERY, NY
Aircraft: HOMEBUILT SPAD XIII, registration: N3772L
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 LOST POWER ABOUT 1 MILE FROM THE ARPT AND THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING ON A FARM. THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE WEATHER CONDITIONS WERE CONDUCIVE TO CARBURETOR ICING AND THIS ACFT HAS NO PROVISION FOR CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL.

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

FIRE WARNING SYSTEM,CARGO..LACK OF

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

ANTI-ICE/DEICE SYSTEM,CARBURETOR/HEAT..LACK OF


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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