Carb ice blamed for Cub crash

This May 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others. Aircraft: Piper J-3 Cub. Injuries: None. Location: Sandwich, Illinois. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: According to the pilot, approximately 15 minutes after takeoff and while maneuvering approximately 100 feet above ground, the engine lost power. Continue Reading »

===> Posted on May 8th, 2012 by Meg Godlewski. No comments. © GAN 2012.

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