NTSB Identification: FTW93LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47696.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 06, 1992 in CLEVELAND, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N6554E
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.

DURING A TAKEOFF FROM A PRIVATE AIRFIELD THE AIRPLANE LOST ENGINE POWER IN THE INITIAL CLIMB. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO RETURN TO THE AIRFIELD BY CONDUCTING A 180 DEGREE TURN, HOWEVER, HE HAD INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE TO CLEAR OBSTACLES IN HIS PATH, SO HE ELECTED TO LAND IN THE ONLY AVAILABLE AREA, WHICH WAS UNSUITABLE. AN EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE FAILED TO REVEAL A CAUSE FOR THE LOSS OF POWER.

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

THE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS. A FACTOR WAS THE UNSUITABLE TERRAIN.

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