NTSB Identification: FTW94LA131.
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Accident occurred Thursday, April 21, 1994 in DELAPLAINE, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/07/1994
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM G-164B, registration: N8402K
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB FOLLOWING TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT LOST ENGINE POWER AT ABOUT 60 FEET AGL. INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE WAS AVAILABLE FOR THE PILOT TO EFFECTIVELY PERFORM THE FORCED LANDING AND THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD AND CART WHEELED ON TOUCHDOWN. INSPECTION OF THE WRECKAGE AND ENGINE BY A FAA AIRWORTHINESS INSPECTOR AND THE OPERATOR DID NOT RESULT IN DETERMINATION OF THE CAUSE OF THE POWER LOSS.

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

THE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS. A FACTOR WAS THE LOW ALTITUDE AT WHICH THE POWER LOSS OCCURRED.

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