NTSB Identification: MKC88LA045.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35556.
Accident occurred Thursday, January 28, 1988 in ROLLA, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 195, registration: N1071D
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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, DURING A PERSONAL FLIGHT, THE ENGINE PROGRESSIVELY LOST POWER. THE PIC ATTEMPTED AN EMERGENCY LDG IN A PASTURE. DURING THE LDG ROLL, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE, CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE RIGHT WING. POST ACCIDENT AIRCRAFT INSPECTION FAILED TO REVEAL REASON FOR POWER LOSS. THE PLT SAID THE ENG WAS STILL IDLING DURING LNDG. HE ALSO SAID THE CARB HEAT WAS ON DURING TAKEOFF AND WAS WORKING. HE SAID THE MAX ALT ATTAINED WAS ABOUT 150 FT AGL.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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