NTSB Identification: FTW96LA166.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, April 09, 1996 in WELSH, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/25/1996
Aircraft: Cessna 182RG, registration: N2385C
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot reported that immediately after lift-off (estimated 10 feet off the ground), the airplane's engine experienced a power loss. The pilot pulled the throttle back, and allowed the airplane to settle back down to the ground. The airplane overran the departure end of the runway and impacted an embankment and power lines. The cause of the loss of engine power could not be determined.

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

a loss of engine power for undetermined reasons. A factor was the unsuitable terrain for the emergency landing.

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