NTSB Identification: SEA93LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 50367.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 08, 1993 in KAPOWSIN, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/19/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N9534H
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AT THE END OF A CROSS COUNTRY PLEASURE FLIGHT, THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH FOR LANDING, THE ENGINE QUIT. A LANDING ON THE RUNWAY WAS NOT POSSIBLE; THEREFORE, THE PILOT INITIATED AN EMERGENCY LANDING TO AN OPEN FIELD, SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN. DURING THE POST CRASH INVESTIGATION, THE ENGINE WAS PREPARED FOR A TEST RUN. THE ENGINE STARTED IMMEDIATELY AND WAS RUN FOR SEVERAL MINUTES WITH NO NOTED MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION.

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

AN UNDETERMINED LOSS OF ENGINE POWER.

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