NTSB Identification: NYC92LA096.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47497.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 02, 1992 in VINCENTOWN, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/14/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 140A, registration: N2939C
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PILOT SAID THAT AFTER TAKEOFF, '...CLIMBING TO ABOUT 120 FEET THE ENGINE ABRUPTLY LOST POWER.' HE INITIATED A FORCED LANDING, BUT STRUCK A POWER LINE. THE FAA REPORT SAID, 'THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF WATER AND THE FUEL WAS CLEAR....THE ENGINE WAS HAND PROPPED AND A COMPLETE RUN-UP AND MAGNETO CHECK WAS PERFORMED....EVERYTHING WAS NORMAL.'

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

THE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS RESULTING IN A COLLISION WITH WIRES DURING A FORCED LANDING.

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