Thruster T600N 450, G-CBIO, 17 January 2012

Thruster T600N 450, G-CBIO

Summary:

Following a reduction in engine power due to carburettor icing, the pilot made a forced landing in a field during which the aircraft turned over. The aircraft’s carburettor heat system had been modified in an unapproved manner, rendering the aircraft more susceptible to carburettor icing. Two safety actions are being implemented as a result of this accident.

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