NTSB Identification: CHI83LA046
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, November 21, 1982 in MILAN, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/21/1983
Aircraft: STINSON 108, registration: N8836K
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.

WHILE ON DOWNWIND THE PILOT STATED HE "PULLED THE CARBURATOR HEAT ON AND ALMOST IMMEDIATELY REDUCED THE POWER." AT THIS POINT THE ENGINE STOPPED. ALTHOUGH HE ATTEMPTED TO RESTART THE ENGINE WHILE EXECUTING EMERGENCY PROCEDURES, THE ENGINE FAILED TO RESPOND. THE PLANE TOUCHED DOWN, SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND TRAVELED ABOUT 25 FEET BEFORE NOSING OVER ON ITS BACK. THE ENGINE EXAMINATION REVEALED NO MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION.

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:

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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