NTSB Identification: ATL80FID19
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER J-3, registration: N42779

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0974   80/5/2    QUINTON,VA          PIPER J-3           CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 61, 839
        TIME - UNK/NR                  N42779              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 201 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEW KENT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          QUINTON,VA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           STALL                                                    LANDING: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: PISTON,PISTON RINGS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOW COMPRESSION
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: SPARK PLUG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CARBON DEPOSITS
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: CARBURETOR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OBSTRUCTED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- CARB MAIN AIR BLEED METERING JET OBST BY PARTICLE OF UNK SUBSTANCE.RETURNING TO ARPT.

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