NTSB Identification: FTW96LA306.
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Accident occurred Sunday, July 14, 1996 in MANDEVILLE, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/25/1996
Aircraft: Smith RV4, registration: N83FS
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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While on short final for runway 18, the pilot advanced the engine throttle to maintain glide path, but the engine did not respond. The airplane came to rest in water about 200 yards short of the approach end of the runway.

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

a loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.

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