NTSB Identification: CHI95LA022.
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Accident occurred Sunday, October 23, 1994 in MANHATTAN, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/24/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 210A, registration: N6663X
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT STATED THAT WHILE OPERATING THE AIRPLANE ENGINE AT REDUCED POWER, MAKING A VFR APPROACH TO THE AIRPORT OF INTENDED LANDING, THE ENGINE SUFFERED A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER RESULTING IN AN OFF AIRPORT FORCED LANDING ON A DARK NIGHT. AN INSPECTION SUBSEQUENT TO THE ACCIDENT FOUND FUEL IN BOTH MAIN FUEL TANKS AND THE ENGINE RAN WHEN STARTED WITH NO ANOMALIES NOTED IN THE AIRPLANE OR ENGINE.

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

total loss of engine power for reason(s) undetermined. A factor was the dark night.

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