NTSB Identification: LAX94LA277.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, July 06, 1994 in HANFORD, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/07/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N61569
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED AND OBTAINED AN ALTITUDE BETWEEN 5 AND 10 FEET WHEN THE PILOT REPORTED A LOSS OF ENGINE POWER. THE PILOT LANDED BACK ON THE RUNWAY, BUT WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RUNWAY AND PROCEEDED FOR 1,500 FEET BEFORE COLLIDING WITH A FENCE. HE REPORTED NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS. A FUEL ANALYSIS REVEALED NO FUEL CONTAMINATION NOR IMPROPER FUEL GRADE.

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

THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO STOP THE AIRCRAFT IN A TIMELY MANNER AFTER LANDING BACK ON THE RUNWAY FOLLOWING A LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS.

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