NTSB Identification: FTW95LA093.
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Accident occurred Saturday, January 14, 1995 in ROANOKE, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/19/1995
Aircraft: STINSON 108-2, registration: N9734K
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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AFTER TAKING OFF AND CLIMBING ABOUT 250-300 FEET, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND 'THE PROP QUIT ROTATING.' THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A FORCED LANDING IN A FIELD ADJACENT TO THE RUNWAY BUT IN THE PROCESS, THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND AND THE AIRPLANE CARTWHEELED. PARTIAL DISASSEMBLY OF THE ENGINE FAILED TO DISCLOSE WHY THE ENGINE LOST POWER.

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

LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS. A FACTOR WAS THE LACK OF SUITABLE TERRAIN FOR THE FORCED LANDING.

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