NTSB Identification: SEA90LA088.
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Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 29, 1990 in CHATHAM, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/15/1992
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-2, registration: N714DB
Injuries: 3 Minor.

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DURING A CLIMB TO CRUISE OVER TERRAIN IN A FLOAT EQUIPPED AIRPLANE, THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE ENGINE AND INITIATED A FORCED LANDING IN A HEAVILY WOODED AREA. DURING A POST-CRASH INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE, THERE WERE NO NOTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS.

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

THE TOTAL LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS.

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