NTSB Identification: SEA95LA005.
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Accident occurred Saturday, October 08, 1994 in NAMPA, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/19/1995
Aircraft: LARSEN AVID HEAVY HAULER, registration: N21LJ
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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THE PILOT STATED THAT THE ENGINE LOST POWER DURING CLIMB OUT. AFTER FAILED ATTEMPTS TO RE-START THE ENGINE, THE PILOT WAS FORCED TO LAND IN A ROUGH FIELD. DURING THE LANDING, THE AIRPLANE WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. AN EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE REVEALED THAT THE ENGINE HAD FUEL IN IT AND NO PRE- IMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS WERE FOUND.

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

LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS AND THE LACK OF SUITABLE TERRAIN FOR THE FORCED LANDING.

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