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clogged carburator

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Age: 56
Weight: 195
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Model: apco thrust 31
Paramotor Frame: 172 blackhawk with

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October 12, 2012
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I was returning to my launch site…aprox. 1.5 miles away at an altitude 450 agl when my engine suddenly stopped. I immediately started looking for a suitable landing site. I located an Alfalfa Field and started doing “S” turns to burn off altitude. Once I knew I had the field made I swooped in for a safe landing. Other than a few alfalfa sprouts between my toes it was a safe landing. Staying calm and having wherewithall contributed to this safe landing.

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