NTSB Identification: LAX95LA333.
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Accident occurred Monday, September 11, 1995 in LAS VEGAS, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1996
Aircraft: BEECH 23, registration: N2382J
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT SAID HE WAS DOING TOUCH-AND-GO TRAFFIC PATTERN OPERATIONS. ON THE TAKEOFF INITIAL CLIMB FROM THE LAST TOUCH-AND-GO, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND THE PILOT LANDED THE AIRCRAFT IN A VACANT FIELD OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE FIELD CONSISTED OF SOFT, ROUGH SOIL AND SAGE BRUSH, AND THE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED DURING THE GROUND ROLL. AN FAA AIRWORTHINESS INSPECTOR EXAMINED THE AIRCRAFT. HE REPORTED THAT NO DISCREPANCIES WERE IDENTIFIED IN EITHER THE AIRFRAME OR ENGINE.

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

the loss of engine power for undetermined reasons. The soft and rough nature of the terrain available for the forced landing was a factor in the accident.

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