NTSB Identification: SEA92LA143.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47736.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 04, 1992 in CHILOQUIN, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/14/1993
Aircraft: BORGAES AVID FLYER "C", registration: N1572T
Injuries: 2 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.
APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT'S ENGINE QUIT. THE PILOT REPORTED DEPARTING WITH 8 GALLONS OF FUEL AND 3 GALLONS WAS OBSERVED IN THE FUEL TANK SUBSEQUENT TO THE ACCIDENT. FAA ON SITE EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED NO APPARENT CAUSE OF THE POWER LOSS. THE PILOT EXECUTED A FORCED LANDING DURING WHICH TIME THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK AN EMBANKMENT AND THE NOSE WHEEL SEPARATED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: POWER LOSS FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS AND NOSE GEAR SEPARATION DUE TO OVERLOAD. A FACTOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS: TERRAIN CONDITION - DIRT BANK.
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