NTSB Identification: SEA92LA142.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46770.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 01, 1992 in PAUL, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1993
Aircraft: Grumman-Schweizer G-164A, registration: N5386
Injuries: 1 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
IMMEDIATELY AFTER TAKEOFF AND AT APPROXIMATELY 50 FEET AGL THE AIRCRAFT LOST POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS. THE PILOT EXECUTED A FORCED LANDING DURING WHICH THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR AND WING IMPACTED A HOLE SPINNING THE AIRCRAFT AROUND APPROXIMATELY 160 DEGREES. A POST CRASH FIRE DESTROYED THE AIRCRAFT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS AND AIRCRAFT CONTROL NOT POSSIBLE BY THE PILOT IN COMMAND. A FACTOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS: ROUGH/UNEVEN TERRAIN.
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