NTSB Identification: MIA99LA071.
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Accident occurred Saturday, January 30, 1999 in WASHINGTON, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/2001
Aircraft: Piper PA-28-210T, registration: N28235
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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The pilot was on initial takeoff climb when the airplane experienced a total loss of engine power. The pilot maneuvered the airplane to the only available forced landing area and collided with tress and terrain. Examination of the engine assembly and accessories revealed no evidence of a precrash mechanical failure or malfunction.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

Loss of engine power for undetermined reasons on initial takeoff climb resulting in a forced landing and in-flight collision with trees and terrain.

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