NTSB Identification: MKC88LA113.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36908.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 19, 1988 in FLORENCE, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: Ercoupe (Eng & Research Corp.) 415-C, registration: N94045
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.

WHILE ON A PERSONAL FLIGHT, PIC SAID HE BEGAN TO LOSE ENGINE POWER. HE ELECTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LDG IN A FARM FIELD, AND DURING THE ROLL OUT, THE NOSE WHEEL STRUCK A DITCH. POST FLT EXAMINATION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY CAUSE FOR THE PARTIAL POWER LOSS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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